4729-7-06 Criteria for in-state approved providers of continuing pharmacy education.

In-state providers who desire to become approved by the state board of pharmacy must demonstrate ability and willingness to offer quality continuing pharmacy education in a responsible manner and shall submit evidence of this on applications supplied by the board. The minimal criteria include:

(A) There shall be a responsible person charged with the administration of the continuing pharmacy education program and liaison with the board. Unless otherwise approved by the board, the responsible person shall be a pharmacist licensed to practice pharmacy in Ohio.

(B) Providers shall award continuing pharmacy education credit to successful participants in terms of C.E.U.s.

(C) Providers shall send a list of successful participants and their Ohio registration numbers to the board within fourteen days of the experience or maintain such records for a five-year period to be made available to the board on request.

(D) Providers shall award a certificate to each successful participant containing at least the following information:

(1) The name of the provider;

(2) The completion date of the experience;

(3) The name of the participant;

(4) The title of the experience;

(5) The number of C.E.U.s the experience has been assigned;

(6) The experience identification number according to the numbering system designated by the board; and

(7) The positive identification of the responsible person.

(E) Providers shall develop and employ evaluation techniques that will assess the effectiveness of the continuing pharmacy education experiences with the goal of continual improvement.

(F) Providers should utilize an evaluation mechanism for the purpose of allowing each participant to assess the achievement of personal objectives.

(G) Providers shall send notification to the board before or within fourteen days after a program has been presented. The notification shall include the name of the presenter(s) and the items noted in paragraphs (D)(1), (D)(2), (D(4), (D)(5), and (D)(6) of this rule.

Effective: 01/01/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/26/2008 and 12/01/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4729.26
Rule Amplifies: 4729.12
Prior Effective Dates: 11/20/1972, 9/15/1979, 3/21/1988, 3/1/1999