03-09-2011 03:20 PM
I was wondering if anyone has implemented a Tech check Tech program in their facility. My facility just got approved by the Texas state board to start this process and I need to type a policy for it. If anyone has a base policy they are willing to share, that would be great.
Laurie Wheeler, Pharm.D.
Central Texas Medical Center
03-15-2011 03:30 PM
Here ya go:
HMNMH will allow pharmacy technicians to check other technicians work in accordance with California Board of Pharmacy regulations1. Items checked will be limited to the filling of floor and ward stock and unit dose distribution systems for patients admitted to the hospital whose orders have previously been reviewed and approved by a licensed pharmacist. To comply with the regulations, HMNMH has a clinical pharmacy program in place that consists of:
03-15-2011 07:14 PM - last edited on 03-16-2011 01:02 PM by HeatherQ
I've got a T-C-T Policy that was approved for our hospital system- and it includes the competancy requirements and training.
The policy can be found below, attached to this post.
03-23-2011 08:57 AM
Our hospital is also starting a tech check tech program and we are looking for competencies used to evaluate checking technicians. Does anyone have examples of competencies for these checking technicians other than the ones from Minnesota?
03-23-2011 01:27 PM
I thought I would share this link to a recent case study at an academic medical center. You might find this very helpful as you journey down the path of tech responsibilities.