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WHEREAS, pharmacy technicians are instrumental in the successful use of today's complex medications; and

WHEREAS, patients in hospitals and outpatient clinics receive better care when pharmacy technicians are directly involved in medication management decisions; and

WHEREAS, pharmacy technicians' involvement in patient care helps reduce unnecessary costs and burden on the health system; and

WHEREAS, pharmacy technicians practicing in the hospitals and health systems of the Silver State contribute to the health and well-being of our citizens; and

WHEREAS, citizens of the State of Nevada are proud to recognize the valuable services of the pharmacy technicians who work in inpatient, outpatient, home-care, and long-term care settings and all they do to help patients make the best use of their medicines;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  October 18, 2016 as

 Pharmacy Technician Day in Nevada


 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Scott Anderson