The technician training information detailed on this page currently applies to our Family of Pharmacies located in Virginia.

Harris Teeter Pharmacy Technician Training Program

The Pharmacy Technician National Standards Program has been developed to prepare associates for a career as a pharmacy technician. This company-provided program aims to ensure that our technicians develop the skills needed to prepare and dispense medications, assist pharmacists, provide clinical services and achieve national certification.

Program Overview

Our pharmacy technicians will complete a combination of didactic (online), simulation and experiential training to ensure they meet the training requirements.

Important topics covered in the program curriculum include:

  • Federal and State Pharmacy Law
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy Workflow
  • Medication Error Prevention and Patient Safety
  • Inventory Management
  • Calculations
  • Professional Requirements

Professional Requirements

Over the course of their training, our pharmacy technicians are required to follow state licensure requirements. Upon completion of our program, graduates are required to achieve national certification through PTCB or NHA.