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1. TOPICS COVERED ON THE EXAM .......................................................................................................... 2
2. KEY WORDS ................................................................................................................................................ 3
3. SELECTED STATUTES AND REGULATIONS ........................................................................................ 7
4. REGISTERING FOR THE EXAM ................................................................................................................ 8
5. EXAM SCORING .......................................................................................................................................... 9

Virginia Pharmacy Technician Exam Study Guide
The Virginia Pharmacy Technician Exam (“Exam”) was developed as an objective means of measuring pharmacy technicians’ knowledge of basic job responsibilities as required by Virginia law. The purpose of this Study Guide is to help pharmacy technicians prepare for the Exam. This Study Guide includes: (1) a description of the major areas covered on the Exam and the relative weight given to each area; (2) a list of key words to help you prepare for the exam; (3) a list of selected statues and regulations affecting pharmacy technicians in Virginia; (4) information about registering for the Exam; and (5) information about exam scoring.

1. TOPICS COVERED ON THE EXAM
The Exam will consist of 50 questions. As with many standardized tests, this Exam contains a few questions that are being pretested for possible use on future exams. Pretesting additional questions is necessary to assure that all items perform properly and that new versions of the Exam can be used in the future.
Therefore, 45 of the 50 questions will be scored. All 45 scored items have been accepted by an expert panel and accepted by an expert panel approved by the Virginia Board of Pharmacy. The pretest items

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