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What are the three main objectives to the licensing of pharmacists?
1) To increase the quality of health care
2) To reduce the cost of health care
3) To inhibit the criminal abuse of drugs
What does the NABP do?
Oversees a standardize examination used to judge the competency of prospective pharmacists while serving as a forum for the development of professional policies and standards
Define: "Pharmacy Examining Board"
Created by state laws to regulated the practice of pharmacy with the purpose of protecting public health, safety and welfare. Members are appointments by the government.
What is the typical term length for pharmacy board members?
4 years per term with a limit of 2 terms
What is the Department of Regulation and Licensing (DRL)?
An umbrella agency which provides administrative services to various professional boards such a licensure and credentialing regulation
Under what is the Wisconsin Pharmacy Examining Board housed?
The Department of Regulation and Licensing
What is the make up of the Wisconsin Pharmacy Examining Board?
Contains 7 members (5 RPh and 2 public non-RPh) which are appointment by the governor and confirmed by the senate to a 4 year term.

The board elects its Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary and should meet 12 times a year.
List the 11 activities that constitute the active practice of pharmacy
1. Interpreting prescription orders
2. Compounding, packaging, labeling and dispensing drugs and devices
3. Drug utilization review
4. Proper storage of drugs and devices and maintaining related records
5. Provide information on drugs and devices
6. Drug product substitution (generic substitution)
7. Supervising non-pharmacist support personnel
8. Therapeutic alternate selection (only in institutional settings)
9. Drug regimen screening
10. Managing a pharmacy
11. Administering prescribed drug products and under protocol vaccines
What is the purpose of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)?
Provides a unified voice for pharmacy by assisting its member boards/jurisdictions while developing, implementing and enforcing uniform standards.

They also oversee the administration of standardized pharmacy exams, supervises license transfer between states and develop model legislation and regulations
What exams do the NABP oversee?
NAPLEX - North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination

MPJE - Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination

FPGEE - Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination
Where is the Division of Enforcement housed?
Under the Department of Regulation and Licensing
List the functions of the Division of Enforcement
1) Investigates legal violations
2) Acts as the prosecutional arm for the DRL boards and direct-licensed professionals
3) Investigate, and if necessary, prosecute an action against a credential holder
4) Monitors for compliance after action
What are the functions of the Wisconsin Examining Board?
1) Licensing pharmacists, pharmacies, manufacturers and distributors
2) Adopting administrative rules
3) Preparing and conducting licensure examinations
4) Investigating legal violations under its jurisdiction
5) Taking disciplinary action against its licenses
Define: "Collaborative Practice Agreements"
A legal written agreement between a physician and pharmacist authorizing the pharmacist to make changes to a patient's drug therapy.

The scope varies depending on the agreement, but is common in most states.
Define: "Prospective Drug Utilization Review (DUR)"
Requirement of OBRA-90, it expands the functions of a pharmacist during dispensing to increase counseling, screening and maintenance of patient medication records