Nevada

The easiest way to become a Licensed Pharmacy Tech in Nevada…

  • Prepare for and pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) using RxTechExam’s Platinum Course
  • Pass the PTCB Exam
  • Because you used RxTechExam to study for the PTCB Exam, you will not need to work as a “Pharmacy Technician in Training” for 500 hours. (Shew…)
  • Submit the Completion Certificate from RxTechExam.com and a copy of your PTCB Certification with the Nevada Pharmacy Tech Application to 431 W Plumb Lane, Reno, NV 89509

Nevada State Specific Requirements:

  • You must be at least 17 years old
  • You must be enrolled in high school or have a high school diploma/GED
  • Prepare for and pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE)
  • Maryland requires 10 hours of continuing education (CE) during the first 2 year re-certification cycle and 20 hours of CEs every 2 years thereafter
  • The Maryland Board of Pharmacy requires a $45 renewal fee be paid before the expiration date of the license

Nevada Pharmacy Technician Average Salary: $14.42/hr

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Requirements:

  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • You must have a high school diploma/GED
  • You must have not been convicted of any felonies or drug related misdemeanors
  • You must study for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE)
  • Complete the application process at PTCB.org and include, as part of the application process, pay the exam fee of $129

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Continuing Education Requirements:

  • Obtain 20 hours of Continuing Education (CE) during 2 year re-certification cycle
  • 1 hour must be in Pharmacy Law, 1 hour must be in Patient Safety
  • All Continuing Education must be Tech-Specific
  • The PTCB Re-certification Fee is $40 and is payable to the PTCB every 2 years