RULE 070.00.98-004 - Regulation 53 - Practice after Inactivity when Reciprocating a License

RULE 070.00.98-004. Regulation 53 - Practice after Inactivity when Reciprocating a License

53. Practice After Inactivity when Reciprocating or Reinstating a License

To be reinstated and immediately practice without supervision, the pharmacist's license shall not have lapsed more than two calendar years.

To be reciprocated and immediately practice without supervision, the pharmacist shall have practiced the profession of pharmacy, as defined by law, and in a licensed facility at least 40 hours per year in the previous two calendar years.

If these criteria are not met, the pharmacist must:

1. Prior to resuming the unsupervised practice of pharmacy, practice 40 hours under direct pharmacist supervision of an Arkansas licensed pharmacist for each year or part of year out of practice. This time under supervision shall not exceed 240 hours.

2. Cause the supervising pharmacist to document, in writing to the Board, that the pharmacist has completed the designated number of hours of supervised practice.

3. Meet with a Board representative in a practice situation so that the Board representative, by observation, questioning, and other methods as required, can assure the pharmacist is able to competently practice pharmacy.

4. Meet the same continuing education requirements for a pharmacist reactivating his/her license from inactive status pursuant to Regulation 32 (III. E.). (10/12/93 Amended 6/18/98)

53. Practice After Inactivity when Reciprocating or Reinstating a License

To be reinstated and immediately practice without supervision, the pharmacist's license shall not have lapsed more than two calendar years.

To be reciprocated and immediately practice without supervision, the pharmacist shall have practiced the profession of pharmacy, as defined by law, and in a licensed facility at least 40 hours per year in the previous two calendar years.

If these criteria are not met, the pharmacist must:

1. Prior to resuming the unsupervised practice of pharmacy, practice 40 hours under direct pharmacist supervision of an Arkansas licensed pharmacist for each year or part of year out of practice. This time under supervision shall not exceed 240 hours.

2. Cause the supervising pharmacist to document, in writing to the Board, that the pharmacist has completed the designated number of hours of supervised practice.

3. Meet with a Board representative in a practice situation so that the Board representative, by observation, questioning, and other methods as required, can assure the pharmacist is able to competently practice pharmacy.

4. Meet the same continuing education requirements for a pharmacist reactivating his/her license from inactive status pursuant to Regulation 32 (Ill.E.) (10/12/93 Amended 6/98)

(7/8/1998)

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