Title 26: Professions and Occupations
Chapter 6: BARBERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS
26 V.S.A. § 281. Postsecondary school of barbering and cosmetology; certificate of approval
§ 2042b. Pharmacy technicians; nondiscretionary tasks; supervision
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a registered pharmacy technician may perform packaging or other nondiscretionary tasks only while assisting and under the supervision and control of a pharmacist.
(b) This section does not authorize a pharmacy technician to perform packaging or other nondiscretionary tasks without a pharmacist on duty, and without being under the supervision and control of a pharmacist.
(c) This section does not authorize a pharmacy technician to perform any act requiring the exercise of professional judgment by a pharmacist.
(d) The Board may adopt rules to specify tasks that a pharmacy technician may perform under the supervision and control of a pharmacist pursuant to subsection (a) of this section. A pharmacy or pharmacist that employs a pharmacy technician to perform tasks specified in subsection (a) shall do so in conformity with the rules adopted by the Board pursuant to this section.
(f) A pharmacist on duty shall be directly responsible for the conduct of a pharmacy technician. A pharmacist responsible for a pharmacy technician shall be on the premises at all times. A pharmacist shall verify a prescription before medication is provided to the patient. (Added 2003, No. 60, § 10; amended 2005, No. 27, § 50; 2013, No. 27, § 24.)