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ICPT Mission Statement

The mission of the Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians is to recognize pharmacy technicians who are proficient in the knowledge and skills needed to assist pharmacists to safely, accurately and efficiently prepare and dispense prescriptions and to promote high standards of practice for pharmacy technicians. 

In support of this mission, ICPT:

  • Promotes high standards of practice for pharmacy technicians.

  • Promotes safe and effective patient care by encouraging the use of highly qualified pharmacy technicians in all pharmacy practice settings.

  • Develops and conducts examinations that evaluate the knowledge and skills associated with the performance of tasks required for professional practice as a pharmacy technician.

  • Provides a means for recognizing pharmacy technicians who continue to demonstrate their qualifications by complying with ICPT continuing education requirements and adhering to high professional standards. 


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