A pharmacist may apply to the Board for a
certification which will allow the pharmacist to enter into a protocol or
agreement with a physician for drug therapy modification. Each application
shall be reviewed by the Board for completeness and authenticity before
certification can be issued. Such application shall include, but is not limited
Completion of an application form
approved by the Board to include at a minimum:
(i) Name, home address, telephone number, and
email address (if applicable);
Georgia pharmacist license number, including any previous sanctions by the
Board or any other actions by a licensing or criminal authority; and
(iii) Current place of practice setting,
including name, address, and telephone number and place where the protocol and
patient records will be maintained.
(b) Submission of an application fee approved
by the Board;
(c) Submission of
evidence of completion of a course of study, approved by the Board, related to
drug therapy modification; and
Submission of evidence of 0.3 continuing education units (CEUs) or 3.0 contact
hours in courses related to drug therapy modification. Such CEUs must be
obtained during the 12 months prior to submitting the application.
(2) The Board will review the
completed application. If the pharmacist has a current license in good
standing, the completed course of study is approved, and the continuing
education hours are acceptable, the Board may issue a certification, renewable
on an annual basis.
certification authorizing drug therapy modification must be renewed by December
31st of each year. A certification authorizing drug
therapy modification not renewed by December 31st
(4) In order to renew
a certification, a pharmacist must apply to the Board on an application form
approved by the Board, submit a renewal fee, and submit evidence of 0.3 CEUs or
3 contact hours in continuing education courses obtained annually and approved
by the Board or the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
(5) The current
certification must be posted with the pharmacist's license.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs.
Original Rule entitled
"Pharmacist Certification" adopted. F. Aug. 31,
2005; eff. Sept. 20, 2005.
F. Apr. 20, 2015; eff.
May 10, 2015.