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NATIONAL PHARMACY TECHNICIAN DAY – Third Tuesday in October

National Pharmacy Technician Day Third Tuesday in October

NATIONAL PHARMACY TECHNICIAN DAY

The third Tuesday in October is National Pharmacy Technician Day. It is a day to make an extra effort to thank technicians for their invaluable support and contributions throughout the year.

The annual event is endorsed by the American Association of Pharmacy Technicians (AAPT) and the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council (PTEC). National Pharmacy Technician Day coincides with National Hospital and Health-System Pharmacy Week, endorsed by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Additionally, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has named October American Pharmacists Month.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Use #PharmacyTechnicianDay to post on social media. And be sure to shout out to friends and family who work in the pharmacy field.

HISTORY

This National Day was submitted in July 2015, by Lindsey Ahrens. The Registrar at National Day Calendar® declared National Pharmacy Technician Day to be celebrated annually on the third Tuesday in October.

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