The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board will update its pharmacy technician exam effective Nov. 1.
According to a news release, the updated exam includes more emphasis on medication safety and pharmacy information systems. The length of the exam, with 90 multiple-choice questions, will not change.
Offered nationwide, the exam may come after people have completed the pharmacy technician training program. The course is offered locally though Jefferson Community College, 1220 Coffeen St.
For more information on the training program, call the colleges Continuing Education Division at 786-2438.