OSPE PharmaCY Technician

  

OSPE Pharmacy Technician stems from the regulation of pharmacy technicians in Canada that led to an expanded scope of practice. OSPE Pharmacy Technician is a set of stations designed to test the practical skills of candidates. The core nine competencies of pharmacy technician practice remain consistent for both MCQ and OSPE.


A candidate for OSPE Pharmacy Technician must be prepared to demonstrate practical skills in interactive and non-interactive stations. Such skills include:


- Gathering information from a Standardized Patient, Standardized Client or Standardized Health Professional to solve a drug-related problem 

- Gathering information from a Standardized Patient, Standardized Client or Standardized Health Professional to solve an ethical issue

- Addressing the questions of a Standardized Patient, Standardized Client or Standardized Health Professional 

- Making a referral when appropriate

- Screen and evaluate new prescriptions

- Document information in a patient record

- Check the accuracy of patient records

- Check the accuracy of prepared medications

- Update a patient record

- Check the accuracy of prepared/compounded medications

- Check the accuracy of compounding techniques

- Compound a product 


Our Online PEBC Pharmacy Technician Regulation Exams (MCQ and OSPE) Review Options


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