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Rule 4729:1-2-10 | Emeritus pharmacists.


(A) As used in this rule:

(1) "Emeritus pharmacist" means an individual who meets all the following:

(a) Is currently or has been licensed to practice pharmacy in this state for at least ten years;

(b) Is retired from the practice of pharmacy;

(c) Is in good standing;

(d) Is at least sixty years old; and

(e) Has applied for an emeritus designation in accordance with this rule.

(2) "In good standing" means a pharmacist to which all the following apply at the time of application:

(a) Does not have a board order restricting the privilege of supervising interns;

(b) Has not been denied a license, registration or certificate by any public agency or licensing agency;

(c) Does not have a license, registration or certificate limited, suspended, or revoked by any public agency or licensing agency.

(B) Any person that meets the requirements in paragraph (A)(1) of this rule may apply to the board for emeritus designation.

(C) To apply for emeritus designation, a pharmacist shall submit a form containing information as required by the board and in a manner determined by the board.

(D) There shall be no fee associated with applying for or maintaining an emeritus designation.

(E) The emeritus designation is not a license to engage in the practice of pharmacy.

(1) Emeritus pharmacists shall not engage in the practice of pharmacy.

(2) Upon issuance of an emeritus designation, a license authorizing the person to practice pharmacy shall be considered void and may only be renewed or reinstated in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 4729. of the Revised Code and this chapter of the Administrative Code.

(F) The continuing education requirements of Chapter 4729:1-5 of the Administrative Code are not applicable to an emeritus pharmacist.

(G) An emeritus pharmacist shall not be subject to the licensure renewal requirements or renewal fees pursuant to this chapter.

(H) The board may refuse to issue or may revoke an emeritus designation for acts or conduct that are in violation of any provision of Chapters 4729., 3719., 3796., 3715., and 2925. of the Revised Code or Chapter 4729:1-4 of the Administrative Code. The decision to refuse to issue or revoke an emeritus designation is not subject to hearing rights or appeal under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

Last updated November 8, 2021 at 8:17 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4729.26, 4729.15
Amplifies: 4729.12
Five Year Review Date: 11/8/2026