4729-3-01 Definitions.

As used in Chapter 4729-3 of the Administrative Code:

(A) "Pharmacy internship" means the supervised practical experience required for licensure as a registered pharmacist. The purpose of the pharmacy internship program is to provide those individuals, who intend to become registered pharmacists, with the knowledge and practical experience necessary for functioning competently and effectively upon licensure.

(B) "Preceptor" is the individual responsible for seeing that the intern is properly supervised and exposed to all aspects of an internship program.

(1) A "preceptor" is a pharmacist who holds a current identification card which is in good standing; or, is a person who is of good moral character and is qualified to direct the approved experience in the area approved by the director of internship pursuant to paragraph (C) of rule 4729-3-05 of the Administrative Code.

(2) A person may serve as the preceptor for more than one intern. The number of interns engaged in the practice of pharmacy at any time is limited to not more than two for each pharmacist on duty unless otherwise approved by the board.

(3) A preceptor must report to the board on the progress and aptitude of an intern when requested by the director of internship.

(C) "Director of internship" has the same meaning as provided in section 4729.11 of the Revised Code.

(D) "In good standing" means that the preceptor has not been denied the privilege of supervising interns by the board.

(E) "Statement of Preceptor" is a form provided by the state board of pharmacy that identifies the preceptor and internship site for a pharmacy intern.

(F) "Practical Experience Affidavit" is a form provided by the state board of pharmacy used to submit evidence of practical experience for internship credit pursuant to rule 4729-3-06 of the Administrative Code.

(G) "School of pharmacy" has the same meaning as a college of pharmacy or a department of pharmacy of a university, which has been recognized and approved by the state board of pharmacy.

Effective: 08/22/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/01/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4729.26
Rule Amplifies: 4729.01, 4729.08, 4729.11
Prior Effective Dates: 6/1/72, 3/19/87, 7/1/94, 1/17/97, 2/1/02, 2/1/03, 2/1/05, 1/1/06, 4/27/07, 10/27/11