Nev. Admin. Code § 638.0629 - Prescription drugs: Requirements for registration; limitations on dispensing; recordkeeping; labeling of vials or containers; maintenance of stock; maintenance and inspection of records

Current through August 4, 2021

1. A veterinary facility that dispenses prescription drugs:
(a) Shall ensure that at least one veterinarian who practices at that veterinary facility registers and maintains a registration with the Drug Enforcement Administration of the United States Department of Justice and the State Board of Pharmacy pursuant to NAC 638.0628.
(b) Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (c), may allow only veterinarians, veterinary technicians or veterinary technicians in training at that veterinary facility to prepare a prescription drug for dispensing.
(c) May allow veterinary assistants at that facility to prepare a prescription drug, other than a controlled substance, for dispensing.
(d) Shall ensure that a prescription drug which is new for an animal is not dispensed unless a veterinarian or veterinary technician is at the veterinary facility or is otherwise available at the time the prescription drug is dispensed.
(e) Shall ensure that a notation is made in the medical record of the animal that contains:
(1) The name, strength and quantity of the prescription drug.
(2) The date the prescription drug was prescribed and dispensed.
(3) The directions for use.
(4) The name, signature or initials of the veterinarian who prescribed the prescription drug.
(5) The name, signature or initials of the veterinarian, veterinary technician or veterinary technician in training who prepared the prescription drug for dispensing.
(6) The name, signature or initials of the veterinarian or veterinary technician who verified the prescription drug before the prescription drug was dispensed.
(f) Shall ensure that each vial or container which contains a prescription drug has affixed to the vial or container a label that contains:
(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the name or unique identifier of the animal and the name of the owner of the animal for which the prescription drug is prescribed.
(2) The name, strength and quantity of the prescription drug.
(3) The date the prescription drug was dispensed.
(4) The name of the veterinarian who prescribed the prescription drug.
(5) The expiration date of the prescription drug.
(6) A unique number identifying the prescription.
(7) The directions for use.
(g) Shall maintain a stock of prescription drugs necessary to serve the foreseeable needs of the veterinary practice.
(h) Shall ensure that drugs which are inappropriate or unlawful to the practice of veterinary medicine are not ordered or maintained in the stock of prescription drugs of the veterinary facility.
2. A label affixed to a vial or container that contains a prescription drug may contain a generic identifier for a group of animals of the same species in place of the name or unique identifier of one animal if:
(a) The group of animals identified on the label is owned by the same person;
(b) The prescription drug is dispensed for more than one of the animals in the group; and
(c) The directions for use of the prescription drug are the same for each animal in the group for which the prescription drug is dispensed.
3. The authorization to possess a prescription drug is not transferable upon the sale or other transfer of the animal or animals for which the prescription drug was dispensed.
4. Any record made pursuant to this section must be maintained for at least 4 years and must be available for inspection by the Board or its representative, the State Board of Pharmacy or its representative or any authorized federal, state or local regulatory or law enforcement agency.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 638.0629
Added to NAC by Bd. of Veterinary Med. Exam'rs by R116-10, 12-30-2011, eff. 1-1-2012

NRS 453.375, 453.381, 454.213, 638.070, 638.132

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