4729-3-02 Registration as a pharmacy intern.

(A) A certificate of registration as a pharmacy intern shall only be issued for the purpose of allowing those individuals who intend to become registered pharmacists the opportunity to obtain the practical experience required for examination and registration as a pharmacist.

(B) If a person is actively working towards the requirements for licensure as a pharmacist and desires to work as a pharmacy intern in Ohio, he/she must:


(a) Have successfully completed at least sixty semester or ninety quarter hours of college, be enrolled in a school of pharmacy, and has begun taking professional classes directly related to the practice of pharmacy; or

(b) Have obtained a first professional degree in pharmacy from a program which has been recognized and approved by the state board of pharmacy; or

(c) Have established educational equivalency by obtaining a "Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Commission (FPGEC)" certificate, and have established proficiency in spoken English by successfully completing the "Test of Spoken English as a Foreign Language, Internet-based test" (TOEFL iBT) pursuant to rule 4729-5-34 of the Administrative Code.

(2) Submit electronic fingerprint impressions for a criminal records check pursuant to section 4729.071 of the Revised Code and rule 4729-5-12 of the Administrative Code.

(3) Apply to the state board of pharmacy for registration as a pharmacy intern.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/22/2011 and 11/15/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4729.26, 4776.03
Rule Amplifies: 4729.071, 4729.08, 4729.11, 4729.12, 4776.01, 4776.02, 4776.04
Prior Effective Dates: 10/1/71, 9/10/76, 8/1/84, 9/1/85, 7/1/92, 2/1/02, 2/1/03, 2/1/05, 4/27/07, 1/1/09, 1/1/11