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CIP 2010

Detail for CIP Code 51.0805

Title: Pharmacy Technician/Assistant.

Definition: A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of pharmacists, to prepare medications, provide medications and related assistance to patients, and manage pharmacy clinical and business operations. Includes instruction in medical and pharmaceutical terminology, principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug identification, pharmacy laboratory procedures, prescription interpretation, patient communication and education, safety procedures, record-keeping, measurement and testing techniques, pharmacy business operations, prescription preparation, logistics and dispensing operations, and applicable standards and regulations.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2000 CIP 2010
Code Title Action Code Title
51.0805 Pharmacy Technician/Assistant. No substantive changes 51.0805 Pharmacy Technician/Assistant.
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