# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Pharmacy Technician II Task 892628070

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Maintain record-keeping systems for inventory activities.


Maintenance should include record-keeping systems for
  • receipt and dispensing or other distribution of controlled substances
  • repackaging
  • bulk compounding
  • recalls and returns of pharmaceuticals, durable medical equipment, devices, and supplies
  • syringes
  • exempt narcotics
  • hazardous materials.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the differences and similarities among common record-keeping systems for repackaging, bulk compounding, recalls, and returns, syringes, and exempt narcotics?
  • What are the basic record-keeping requirements for hazardous materials?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will design and apply computer programs to solve practical problems in mathematics arising from business and applications in mathematics.

Other Related Standards

Code of Virginia Statutes Related to Pharmacy Technicians

Va. Code §54.1-3404 — Inventories of controlled substances required of certain persons; contents and form of record


HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events


Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Knowledge Test: Pharmacology


Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Examination Required Knowledge

II. Maintaining Medication and Inventory Control Systems

II.10. Knowledge of regulatory requirements regarding record-keeping for repackaged products, recalled products, and refunded products


II.14. Knowledge of the FDA’s classifications of recalls


II.16. Knowledge of rules and regulations for the removal and disposal of products


II.19. Knowledge of medication distribution and control systems requirements for the use of medications in various practice settings (for example, automated dispensing systems, bar coding, nursing stations, crash carts)


II.20. Knowledge of preparation, storage requirements, and documentation for medications compounded in anticipation of prescriptions or medication orders


II.21. Knowledge of repackaging, storage requirements, and documentation for finished dosage forms prepared in anticipation of prescriptions or medication orders


II.22. Knowledge of policies, procedures, and practices regarding storage and handling of hazardous materials and wastes (for example, Materials Safety Data Sheet [MSDS])


II.23. Knowledge of medication distribution and control systems requirements for controlled substances, investigational drugs, and hazardous materials and waste


II.24. Knowledge of the written, oral, and electronic communication channels necessary to ensure appropriate follow-up and problem resolution (for example, product recalls, supplier shorts)


II.25. Knowledge of quality assurance policies, procedures, and practices for medication and inventory control systems


Virginia Administrative Code Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy

18VAC110-20-240 — Manner of maintaining records, prescriptions, inventory records