4729.91 Permissible activities for registered pharmacy technician.

(A) A registered pharmacy technician may, under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, engage in the following activities at a location licensed as a terminal distributor of dangerous drugs to the extent that the activities do not require the exercise of professional judgment:

(1) Accepting new written or electronic prescription orders from a prescriber or a prescriber's agent;

(2) Entering information into and retrieving information from a database or patient profile;

(3) Preparing and affixing labels;

(4) Stocking dangerous drugs and retrieving those drugs from inventory;

(5) Counting and pouring dangerous drugs into containers;

(6) Placing dangerous drugs into patient storage containers;

(7) Non-sterile drug compounding as authorized by the state board of pharmacy in rules adopted under section 4729.94 of the Revised Code;

(8) Other activities specified by the board in rules adopted under section 4729.94 of the Revised Code.

(B) A certified pharmacy technician may, under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, engage in the following activities at a location licensed as a terminal distributor of dangerous drugs to the extent that the activities do not require the exercise of professional judgment:

(1) Any activity listed in division (A) of this section;

(2) Accepting or requesting refill authorizations for dangerous drugs that are not controlled substances from a prescriber or the prescriber's agent, so long as there is no change from the original prescription;

(3) Sterile and non-sterile drug compounding as authorized by the board in rules adopted under section 4729.94 of the Revised Code;

(4) Other activities specified by the board in rules adopted under section 4729.94 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 4729.91

Added by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 319, §1, eff. 4/6/2017.