Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-8-.01 - Definitions

For purposes of these Rules and Regulations, the following definitions apply:

(a) Prison Clinic Pharmacy. Prison Clinic Pharmacy is defined as that portion of a prison correctional facility which is engaged in distribution of drugs, medications, devices, and other materials used in the prevention diagnosis and treatment of injury, illness and disease (hereinafter referred to as "drugs"); and which is registered with the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy pursuant to Chapter 26-4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated.
(b) Prison Clinic Pharmacy License. Prison Clinic Pharmacy licenses are issued by the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy to those said Prison Clinic Pharmacies, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 26-4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, whereas the license shall be subject to special prison clinic pharmacy regulations as set forth herein, but exempt from other certain regulations and requirements. To obtain the prison clinic pharmacy license, there must be a Director of Pharmacy Services.
(c) Inpatient. In-patient shall mean an inmate who is confined to an infirmary bed and is in the custody of and assigned to an institution operated under the authority of the Georgia Department of Corrections, or any county or municipal political subdivision.
(d) Outpatient. Out-patient shall mean an inmate who is in the custody of and assigned to an institution operated under the authority of the Georgia Department of Corrections, or any county or municipal political subdivision.
(e) Standard ward inventory. The Director of the prison clinic pharmacy or their pharmacist designee may, in the best interest of the patients served, establish one or more lists of the kind and quantity of legend drugs to be kept at one or more locations at all times within the said prison clinic and such stocks of legend drugs shall be known as standard ward inventory. The use of standard ward inventory shall be minimized. A copy of the list of items on standard ward inventory must be kept by the Director of Pharmacy or their pharmacist designee.
(f) Prison Clinic Administrator. The Prison Clinic Administrator is that individual prison official who is designated as the person responsible for the operation of the portion of a prison or other correctional institution responsible for the health care of the facility's inmates.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-8-.01
O.C.G.A. Sec. 26-4-27, 26-4-28, 26-4-10, 26-4-37.
Original Rule entitled "Dangerous Drugs--Defined" adopted. F. Sept. 22, 1967; eff. Oct. 11, 1967. Amended: F. Oct. 6, 1970; eff. Oct. 26, 1970. Amended: F. Oct. 20, 1971; eff. Nov. 9, 1971. Amended: F. Sept. 3, 1975; eff. Sept. 23, 1975. Repealed. F. Mar. 9, 1984; eff. Mar. 29, 1984. Amended: Rule entitled "Definitions" adopted. F. Dec. 27, 1985; eff. Jan. 16, 1986. Amended: F. Feb. 10, 1993; eff. Mar. 2, 1993. Repealed: New Rule, same title adopted. F. Sept. 28, 2001; eff. Oct. 18, 2001.

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