RULE 070.00.97-004 - Regulation 11 - Minimum Prescription Equipment

RULE 070.00.97-004. Regulation 11 - Minimum Prescription Equipment

11. Minimum prescription equipment specifications as authorized by the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy are:

1. Graduates capable of measuring from .1 ml to at least 120ml.

2. Mortars and pestles-at least one (porcelain or glass).

3. Hot and cold running water in prescription department.

4. Spatulas.

5. Ointment slab or ointment papers.

6. Exempt narcotic record book.

7. Class III Balance and Weights.

8. Equipment for Labeling.

9. Pharmacy Library-Each pharmacy shall have:

(a). available for use by the pharmacist and use by the patient either current drug information manuals, or computer capability of printing current drug information for the pharmacist and patient drug information and monographs for patients. (i.e: The U.S.P. DI 3 Book Set including "Drug Information for the Healthcare Professional" {2 Volumes} and "Advice for the Patient" {1 Volume}); or "Drug Facts and Comparisons" and "Patient Drug Facts")

(b) other pharmacy reference books and periodicals necessary for effective pharmacy practice.

EXCEPTIONS: Pharmacies meeting the requirements of Regulation 38 or Regulation 43 shall be exempted from requirements of this Regulation when not applicable. (10/09/80) (Revised 6/25/83, 4/07/89 and 6/07/90)

11. Minimum prescription equipment specifications as authorized by the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy are:

1. Graduates capable of measuring from .1ml to at Ieast 120ml.

2. Mortars and pestles-at least one (porcelain or glass).

3. Hot and cold running water in prescription department.

4. Spatula

5. Ointment slab or ointment papers.

6. exempt narcotic record book.

7. Class III Balance and Weights.

8. Equipment for Labeling

9. Pharmacy Library-Eeach pharmacy shall have:

(a). available for use by the pharmacist and use by the patient either current drug information manuals, or computer capbility of printing current drug information for the pharmacist and patient drug information and monographs for patients. (i.e: The U.S.P. DI 3 Book Set including "Drug Information for the Healthcare Professional" {2 Volumes} and "Advice for the Patient" {1 Volume}); or "Drug Facts and Comparisons" and "Patient Drug Facts")

(b) other pharmacy reference books and periodicals necessary for effective pharmacy practice.

EXCEPTIONS: Pharmacies meeting the requirements of Regulation 38 or Regulation 43 shall be exempted from requirements of this Regulation when not applicable. (10/09/80) (Revised 6/25/83, 4/07/89 and 6/07/90)

(9/5/1997)

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