# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Pharmacy Technician II Task 892628091

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Conduct staff training and continuing education for pharmacy-assisting tasks.

Definition

Conducting staff training and continuing education should include

  • the role of the pharmacy technician in assisting other staff (e.g., nurses in a hospital) in relation to proper policies/procedures with equipment, supply allocation, and other similar situations
  • the importance of the pharmacy technician in providing and participating in cross-training
  • the roles and responsibilities of all pharmacy personnel in training and continuing education.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the differences among staff training, inservice training, and continuing education? Why is each important?
  • What are the roles of a pharmacy technician in training and continuing education?
  • How should a pharmacy technician go about developing a performance evaluation that illustrates employee understanding of the training material? What components would be important to have in the performance evaluation?
  • How should a pharmacy technician go about developing an employee evaluation to assist with improving training procedures and techniques? What components would be important to have in the employee evaluation?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

History and Social Science

GOVT.16

The student will apply social science skills to understand that in a democratic republic, thoughtful and effective participation in civic life is characterized by

  1. exercising personal character traits such as trustworthiness, responsibility, and honesty;
  2. obeying the law and paying taxes;
  3. serving as a juror;
  4. participating in the political process and voting in local, state, and national elections;
  5. performing public service;
  6. keeping informed about current issues;
  7. respecting differing opinions and the rights of others;
  8. practicing personal and fiscal responsibility;
  9. demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that foster the responsible and respectful use of digital media; and
  10. practicing patriotism.

Other Related Standards

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Examination Required Knowledge

III. Participating in the Administration and Management of Pharmacy Practice

III.3. Knowledge of principles of resource allocation (for example, scheduling, cross training, work flow)

 

III.7. Knowledge of roles and responsibilities of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and other pharmacy employees

 

III.36. Knowledge of staff training techniques

 

III.37. Knowledge of employee performance evaluation techniques

 

III.38. Knowledge of employee performance feedback techniques