Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022
"Continuing education" shall mean an organized and systematic education
experience beyond basic preparation that is designed to achieve the following:
Increase knowledge, improve skills, or enhance the practice of pharmacy;
(ii) improve protection of the
public health and welfare; and
(B) ensure continued competence.
(2) "ACPE-NABP CPE monitor
service" shall mean the electronic tracking service of the accreditation
council for pharmacy education and the national association of boards of
pharmacy for monitoring continuing education that pharmacy technicians receive
from continuing education providers.
(b) Twenty clock-hours of continuing
education shall be required for renewal of a pharmacy technician registration
during each registration period. Continuing education clock-hours may be
prorated for registration periods that are less than biennial at a rate of 0.8
clock-hours per month.
(1) Each continuing education program shall
be approved by the board. Each provider or registrant shall submit the
continuing education program to the board at least 10 days in advance for
consideration for approval. Each provider shall advertise the continuing
education program as having only pending approval until the provider is
notified of approval by the board.
(2) Continuing education programs shall not
include in-service programs, on-the-job training, orientation for a job, an
education program open to the general public, a cardiopulmonary resuscitation
(CPR) course, a basic cardiac life support (BCLS) course, emergency or disaster
training or direct experience at a healthcare facility under a code blue,
testing out of a course, and medical school courses.
Each provider shall furnish a certificate
of completion to the pharmacy technician for each continuing education program
that the registrant has successfully completed. Each certificate shall be in a
format approved by the board and shall include the following:
(A) The registrant's name;
(B) the title and date of the approved
continuing education program;
the name of the provider;
number of continuing education clock-hours approved by the board;
(E) the number of continuing education
clock-hours completed by the registrant;
(F) the approved program number issued by the
(G) the provider's dated
signature, certifying program completion.
(d) Within 30 days of completion, each
pharmacy technician shall submit to the board proof of completion of any
approved continuing education program not reported to the ACPE-NABP CPE monitor
service. No credit shall be given for any certificate of completion received by
the board after the October 31 expiration date of each registration
(e) A licensee shall not be
allowed to carry forward excess clock-hours earned in one registration period
into the next registration period.
(f) The required continuing education shall
be obtained in the two-year registration period ending on the October 31
expiration date of each registration.
Kan. Admin. Regs. §
65-1630 and K.S.A. 2015 Supp.
65-1663; implementing K.S.A. 2015
Supp. 65-1663; amended by
Register Volume 35, No. 31; effective