4729-5-33 Examination application for registration as pharmacist.

(A) Every person desiring to apply to take the examinations for registration as a pharmacist shall submit the required application materials and fees to the national association of boards of pharmacy and the following to the state board of pharmacy:

(1) A completed application form as provided by the board;

(2) A head and shoulders photograph taken within the previous six months;

(3) Required fee;

(4) A certificate of education completed and certified by an approved school of pharmacy pursuant to rule 4729-5-07 of the Administrative Codedocumenting the successful graduation of the applicant with a doctor of pharmacy degree obtained after December 31, 2006; or

(5) All items in paragraphs (A)(1) to (A)(3) of this rule, one thousand five hundred hours of supervised practical experience pursuant to paragraph (A)(2) of rule 4729-3-05 of the Administrative Code; and

(a) A certificate of education completed and certified by an approved school of pharmacy documenting the successful graduation of the applicant; or

(b) Certification of having established educational equivalency by obtaining a "Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Commission (FPGEC)" certificate, and evidence of successful completion of the "Test of Spoken English as a Foreign Language, Internet-based test (TOEFL iBT)" pursuant to rule 4729-5-34 of the Administrative Code.

(B) The state board of pharmacy may make an applicant eligible to take the examinations as soon as the board receives all the required items set forth in paragraphs (A)(1) to (A)(3) and paragraph (A)(4) or (A)(5) of this rule.

(C) The state board of pharmacy may, pursuant to rule 4729-5-04 of the Administrative Code, deny admission to the licensure examination.

Effective: 10/27/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/10/2011 and 10/01/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4729.26
Rule Amplifies: 4729.07 , 4729.08
Prior Effective Dates: 4/27/07