# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Pharmacy Technician II Task 892628094

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Maintain required registration(s), license(s), and/or certification(s).


Maintenance should include the following:

  • Identification of state regulations in Virginia (e.g., from Virginia Board of Pharmacy)
  • Identification of national certification requirements, such as the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
  • Identification of state and federal requirements regarding the physical plant (e.g., DEA, Virginia Board of Pharmacy licensure)

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the requirements for registration for pharmacy technicians in Virginia?
  • What are the responsibilities of pharmacy technicians in Virginia?
  • What licenses are required for a pharmacy in Virginia to be compliant with state and federal regulations to be operational?
  • What is the difference between a license and a certification?
  • What important roles do licensure and certification play in the credentials of a pharmacist?
  • What are the requirements for the renewal of certification and registration?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will apply social science skills to understand the process by which public policy is made by

  1. defining public policy and determining how to differentiate public and private action;
  2. examining different perspectives on the role of government;
  3. describing how the national government influences the public agenda and shapes public policy by examining examples such as the Equal Rights Amendment, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 9524 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965;
  4. describing how the state and local governments influence the public agenda and shape public policy;
  5. investigating and evaluating the process by which policy is implemented by the bureaucracy at each level;
  6. analyzing how the incentives of individuals, interest groups, and the media influence public policy; and
  7. devising a course of action to address local and/or state issues.


The student will apply social science skills to understand civil liberties and civil rights by

  1. examining the Bill of Rights, with emphasis on First Amendment freedoms;
  2. analyzing due process of law expressed in the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments;
  3. explaining how the Supreme Court has applied most of the protections of the Bill of Rights to the states through a process of selective incorporation;
  4. investigating and evaluating the balance between individual liberties and the public interest; and
  5. examining how civil liberties and civil rights are protected under the law.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events


Knowledge Test: Pharmacology


Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Examination Required Knowledge

III. Participating in the Administration and Management of Pharmacy Practice

III.6. Knowledge of required operational licenses and certificates


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


III.11. Knowledge of state board of pharmacy regulations


Virginia Administrative Code Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy

18VAC110-20-105 — Renewal and reinstatement of registration


18VAC110-20-106 — Requirements for continued competency