(iii) Live presentation.
(iv) Printed or electronic media.
(2) The department may select and audit a sample of individuals and request documentation of
proof of completion of training. If audited by the department, an individual shall provide an
acceptable proof of completion of training, including either of the following:
(a) Proof of completion certificate issued by the training provider that includes the date,
provider name, name of training, and individual’s name.
(b) A self-certification statement by an individual. The certification statement must include
the individual’s name and either of the following:
(i) For training completed pursuant to subrule (1)(b)(i) to (iii) of this rule, the date, training
provider name, and name of training.
(ii) For training completed pursuant to subrule (1)(b)(iv) of this rule, the title of article,
author, publication name of peer review journal, health care journal, or professional or scientific
journal, and date, volume, and issue of publication, as applicable.
(3) Pursuant to section 16148 of the code, MCL 333.16148, the requirements specified in
subrule (1) of this rule apply for license renewals beginning with the first renewal cycle after
March 16, 2016, and for initial licenses issued after March 16, 2021.
History: 2016 AACS; 2021 MR 19, Eff. Oct 19, 2021.
R 338.3661 License renewals; continuing education requirements.
Rule 11. (1) A licensee seeking renewal of a pharmacy technician’s license, who has been
licensed for the 2-year period preceding the end of the license cycle, shall during the 2 years
immediately preceding the application for renewal, comply with all of the following:
(a) Submit to the department a completed application for renewal on a form provided by the
department together with the requisite fee.
(b) Complete the training in identifying victims of human trafficking as required in R
(c) Except as otherwise provided in subrule (6) of this rule, comply with 1 of the following:
(i) Complete a proficiency examination as specified in R 338.3651(2)(b)(i) to (iii).
(ii) Complete not less than 20 hours of continuing education courses or programs approved
by the board, during the 2 years preceding the application for renewal, that meet all of the
(A) No more than 12 hours of continuing education credit may be earned during a 24-hour
(B) An applicant shall not earn credit for taking the same continuing education course or
program twice during 1 renewal period.
(C) Not less than 5 of the continuing education credits must be earned by attending live
courses, programs or activities that provide for direct interaction with instructors, peers, and
participants, including but not limited to lectures, meetings, symposia, real-time teleconferences
or webinars, and workshops.
(D) Continuing education credit must be earned as follows:
Number of continuing
education hours required or
permitted for each activity