for licensure without examination, must have:
(1) Originally been licensed as a pharmacist
by an examination equivalent to the North Carolina examination specified in
Rule .1505(a)(1) of this Chapter;
(2) Achieved scores on an equivalent
examination, such as the NABPLEX examination, which would qualify for licensure
in this state at the time of examination; and
(3) Been licensed by a state which deems
licensees from this state to be equivalent to the extent that they are suitable
for licensure in that state without further substantial examination.
(b) All applicants shall submit to
the Board a signed release form, completed Fingerprint Record Card, and such
other form(s) required to perform a criminal history check at the time of
(c) The Board shall
require an applicant for licensure without examination who has not practiced
pharmacy within two years prior to application to obtain additional continuing
education, practical pharmacy experience, successfully complete one or more
parts of the Board's licensure examination, or a combination of the foregoing,
as the Board deems necessary to ensure that the applicant can safely and
properly practice pharmacy.
Board shall also restrict licenses granted pursuant to this Rule for such
period of time as the Board deems necessary to ensure that the applicant can
safely and properly practice pharmacy.
21 N.C. Admin.
Code 46 .1602
Eff. April 1, 1983;
Amended Eff. February 1, 2006; July
1, 2005; March 1, 2004; April 1, 2003, July 1, 1996; May 1,