Ohio State Board of Pharmacy
 
 

Ohio Administrative Code (OAC)

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Rules pertinent to the practice of Pharmacy

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ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES

4729-1-01

Public notice of hearing to consider proposed rule changes.

4729-1-02

Notice of meetings.

4729-1-03

Public records.

4729-1-05

Advisory committees.

4729-1-07

Definitions: Personal Information Systems.

4729-1-08

Procedures for accessing confidential personal information.

4729-1-09

Valid reasons for accessing confidential personal information.

4729-1-10

Confidentiality statutes, regulations, and rules.

4729-1-11

Restricting and logging access to confidential personal information in computerized personal information systems.

 

INTERNSHIP

4729-3-01

Definitions.

4729-3-02

Registration as a pharmacy intern.

4729-3-03

Application for registration as a pharmacy intern.

4729-3-04

Pharmacy intern identification card renewal.

4729-3-05

Internship credit.

4729-3-06

Statement of preceptor and practical experience affadavit.

4729-3-09

Expiration of pharmacy intern registration.

 

PHARMACY TECHNICIANS

4729-4-01

Definitions.

4729-4-02

Board approved examination for qualified pharmacy technicians.

4729-4-03

Qualified pharmacy technician training program.

4729-4-04

Criminal records check for qualified pharmacy technicians.

 

PHARMACY PRACTICE

4729-5-01

Definitions.

4729-5-02

Identification card and signature.

4729-5-03

Renewal of registration.

4729-5-04

Violations as evidence for denial of a pharmacist or intern license.

4729-5-05

Change of name of registrant.

4729-5-06

Pharmacist and pharmacy intern change of address and/or employment.

4729-5-07

Recognized and approved colleges of pharmacy.

4729-5-08

Pharmacy Intern professional functions.

4729-5-09

Prescription filing.

4729-5-10

Prescription pick-up station.

4729-5-11

Responsible person.

4729-5-12

Criminal Records Check for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Interns.

4729-5-13

Prescription format.

4729-5-14

Prescription format for a hospice outpatient.

4729-5-15

Prescriber.

4729-5-16

Labeling of drugs dispensed on prescription.

4729-5-17

Labeling by prescribers who personally furnish dangerous drugs to their patients.

4729-5-18

Patient profiles.

4729-5-19

Serial numbering of prescriptions.

4729-5-20

Prospective drug utilization review.

4729-5-21

Manner of processing a prescription.

4729-5-22

Patient counseling.

4729-5-24

Prescription copy.

4729-5-25

Dispensing and compounding of drugs.

4729-5-26

Partial dispensing of schedule II controlled substances.

4729-5-27

Record keeping.

4729-5-29

Confidentiality of patient records.

4729-5-30

Manner of issuance of a prescription.

4729-5-31

Criteria for licensure by examination.

4729-5-32

Criteria for licensure by reciprocity.

4729-5-33

Examination application for registration as pharmacist.

4729-5-34

Successful completion of the "Test of Spoken English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test".

4729-5-35

Automated drug delivery systems.

4729-5-36

Course requirements in the administration of adult immunizations.

4729-5-37

Protocols for the administration of adult immunizations.

4729-5-38

Immunization Administration.

 

IMPAIRED PHARMACISTS

4729-6-01

Definitions: impaired pharmacists.

4729-6-02

Applicability.

4729-6-03

Requirements for approved treatment providers.

4729-6-05

Requirements for limited approved treatment providers.

4729-6-10

Summary suspension, license of impaired pharmacist.

 

CONTINUING PHARMACY EDUCATION

4729-7-01

Definitions.

4729-7-02

Requirements for renewal of a pharmacist identification card.

4729-7-03

Evidence of continuing pharmacy education experiences.

4729-7-05

Procedure for approval as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

4729-7-06

Criteria for in-state approved providers of continuing pharmacy education.

4729-7-07

Probation or revocation of approval as a provider.

4729-7-08

Alternative methods of proving continuing competency.

4729-7-09

Jurisprudence continuing education programs.

 

DRUG TAKE BACK

4729-8-01

Definitions.

4729-8-02

Permanent drug collection boxes.

4729-8-03

Prescription drug collection events.

4729-8-04

Procedure for disposal of collected drugs.

 

DANGEROUS DRUGS

4729-9-01

Definitions.

4729-9-02

Minimum standards for a pharmacy.

4729-9-03

Minimum standards for a first-aid department.

4729-9-04

Returned drugs.

4729-9-05

Security requirements.

4729-9-06

Disposal of dangerous drugs which are controlled substances.

4729-9-07

Procedure for discontinuing business as a wholesale or a terminal distributor of dangerous drugs.

4729-9-08

Change in description of terminal or wholesale dangerous drug facility.

4729-9-09

Security of prescription blanks and D.E.A. controlled substance order forms.

4729-9-10

Occasional sale.

4729-9-11

Security and control of dangerous drugs.

4729-9-12

Verification of license as a distributor of dangerous drugs or exempt status of a prescriber.

4729-9-13

Distributor of dangerous drug samples.

4729-9-14

Records of controlled substances.

4729-9-15

Report of theft or loss of dangerous drugs, controlled substances, and drug documents.

4729-9-16

Minimum requirements for wholesalers.

4729-9-17

Storage of adulterated drugs.

4729-9-18

Availability of terminal, wholesale, or manufacturer license.

4729-9-19

Violations as evidence for denial of terminal, wholesale, or manufacturer license.

4729-9-20

Drugs repackaged by a pharmacy.

4729-9-21

Drugs compounded in a pharmacy.

4729-9-22

Records of dangerous drugs.

4729-9-23

Dispensing of multiple drugs in single-dose containers.

4729-9-24

Retail and wholesale sales of dangerous drugs on-line.

4729-9-25

Drugs compounded for direct administration by a prescriber.

4729-9-26

Criminal Records Check For Pain Management Clinics

 

NONRESIDENT TERMINAL DISTRIBUTOR OF DANGEROUS DRUGS

4729-10-01

Definitions.

4729-10-02

Licensure.

4729-10-03

Compliance.

4729-10-04

Inspection.

 

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

4729-11-01

Definitions.

4729-11-02

Scheduling of Compounds.

4729-11-03

Schedules II, III, and IV.

4729-11-07

Standard pharmaceutical references.

4729-11-09

Sale of schedule V controlled substance products without a prescription.

 

EPHEDRINE

4729-12-01

Definition of ephedrine.

4729-12-02

Registration and licensure.

4729-12-03

Security, storage, and sale.

4729-12-04

Inventory.

4729-12-05

Records.

4729-12-08

Petitions for exception of ephedrine-containing products.

4729-12-09

Exceptions.

4729-12-10

Criteria to be considered in denying a petition for exemption or removing a drug product exemption.

 

APPROVED LABORATORIES

4729-13-01

Definitions.

4729-13-02

Procedure for state board of pharmacy approval as a laboratory.

4729-13-03

Qualifications for a laboratory.

4729-13-04

Recordkeeping.

4729-13-05

Security controls for laboratories.

4729-13-06

Responsible person for approved laboratories.

 

ANIMAL SHELTERS

4729-14-01

Definitions.

4729-14-02

Procedure for licensure as an animal shelter.

4729-14-03

Qualifications for licensure as an animal shelter.

4729-14-04

Records of dangerous drugs.

4729-14-05

Security controls for animal shelters.

4729-14-06

Responsible person for an approved animal shelter.

 

NUCLEAR PHARMACIES

4729-15-01

Definitions.

4729-15-02

Responsibility for nuclear pharmacy.

4729-15-03

Minimum standards for a nuclear pharmacy.

4729-15-04

Labeling of radiopharmaceuticals.

4729-15-05

Prohibitions.

 

DRUG COMPOUNDING

4729-16-01

Definitions.

4729-16-02

Sterile compounded drugs provided by an outsourcing facility.

 

INSTITUTIONAL FACILITIES

4729-17-01

Definitions.

4729-17-02

Pharmacist-in-charge of an institutional pharmacy.

4729-17-03

Security and control of drugs in an institutional facility.

4729-17-04

Records; institutional pharmacy.

4729-17-05

Controlled substance recordkeeping.

4729-17-08

Minimum standards for an institutional pharmacy.

4729-17-09

Drug orders for patients of an institutional facility.

4729-17-10

Labeling of prescriptions for patients of an institutional facility.

4729-17-11

Labeling of prescriptions for outpatients.

4729-17-13

D.E.A. numbers for hospital employed prescribers.

 

STERILE PRODUCT PRESCRIPTIONS

4729-19-01

Definitions.

4729-19-02

Prescriptions for sterile products.

4729-19-03

Labeling.

4729-19-04

Minimum standards for compounding parenteral or sterile product prescriptions.

 

MEDICAL GASES

4729-21-01

Registration/licensure.

4729-21-02

Compressed medical gas fillers.

4729-21-03

Records.

4729-21-04

Requirements for a cryogenic medical gases safety program.

4729-21-05

Modifying cryogenic vessels, connections, adaptors, and valves.

4729-21-06

Sales of medical oxygen to S.C.U.B.A. divers.

 

RETAIL SELLERS OF OXYGEN

4729-22-01

Licensure.

4729-22-02

Security, storage, and sale.

4729-22-03

Records.

4729-22-04

Prescriber's order.

 

NITROUS OXIDE

4729-25-01

Licensure.

4729-25-02

Security, storage, and use.

4729-25-03

Records.

4729-25-04

Report of theft or loss.

 

PERITONEAL DIALYSIS SOLUTIONS

4729-27-01

Definitions.

4729-27-02

Licensure.

4729-27-03

Security, storage, and sale.

4729-27-04

Records.

4729-27-05

Prescriber's order.

 

CONSULT AGREEMENTS

4729-29-01

Reasonable attempt to contact and confer.

4729-29-02

Pharmacist as agent.

4729-29-03

Records.

4729-29-04

Therapy management by formulary.

4729-29-06

Institutional policy for consult agreements.

4729-29-07

Board review of the institutional policy for consult agreements.

 

FLUID THERAPY PHARMACIES

4729-31-01

Definitions.

4729-31-02

Prescriptions for sterile products.

4729-31-03

Labeling.

4729-31-04

Recordkeeping.

 

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

4729-33-01

Definitions.

4729-33-02

Licensure.

4729-33-03

Security and storage of dangerous drugs.

4729-33-04

Record keeping.

4729-33-05

Posting Up.

 

DRUG REPOSITORY PROGRAMS

4729-35-01

Definitions.

4729-35-02

Eligibility requirements for a pharmacy, hospital, or nonprofit clinic.

4729-35-03

Donating drugs.

4729-35-04

Eligible drugs.

4729-35-05

Eligibility requirements to receive drugs.

4729-35-06

Donor form.

4729-35-07

Recipient form.

4729-35-08

Record keeping.

4729-35-09

Handling fee.

 

CHARITABLE PHARMACIES

4729-36-01

Definitions.

4729-36-02

Licensure of a charitable pharmacy.

4729-36-03

Requirements of a charitable pharmacy.

4729-36-04

Sample drug distribution to a charitable pharmacy.

4729-36-05

Eligibility requirements for sample drugs received by a charitable pharmacy.

4729-36-06

Dispensing a sample drug by a charitable pharmacy.

 

DRUG DATABASE (OARRS)

4729-37-01

Definitions.

4729-37-02

List of drugs to be reported.

4729-37-03

Entities required to submit information.

4729-37-04

Information required for submission.

4729-37-05

Electronic format required for the transmission of dispensing information.

4729-37-06

Electronic format required for the transmission of wholesale drug sales.

4729-37-07

Frequency requirements for submitting drug database information.

4729-37-08

Procedures for obtaining drug database information.

4729-37-09

Requesting an extension to the information storage requirements.

4729-37-10

Providing database statistics and law enforcement outcomes.

4729-37-11

Corrections to the drug database.