Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination Pretest

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To become a Pharmacy Technician you must pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification exam.You can go to Pharmacy Technician Training Schools and Complete the Pharmacy Technician course,or you can self-study Pharmacy Technician Course. We provide full online Pharmacy Technician Course Resource and online Pharmacy Technician Certification Practice Tests to help you pass Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam.

Pretest Example:


If a physician writes a prescription for Coumadin that indicates “brand name medically necessary” on the prescription, what DAW code should be used in submitting a prescription claim?

a. DAW 0
b. DAW 1
c. DAW 2
d. DAW 3


A — DAW code 1 indicates that the physician has indicated on the prescription that a brand name drug must be dispensed. The physician must write in his or her own handwriting: “Brand Name Medically Necessary” or “Dispense as Written.”


This Test Objectives:

Knowledge DomainsDomain Description% of PTCE Content
1Pharmacology for Technicians13.75
2Pharmacy Law and Regulations12.50
3Sterile and Non-sterile Compounding8.75
4Medication Safety12.50
5Pharmacy Quality Assurance7.50
6Medication Order Entry and Fill Process17.50

7Pharmacy Inventory Management8.75

8Pharmacy Billing and Reimbursement8.75
9Pharmacy Information Systems Usage and Application10.00