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What are the general powers and duties of health regulatory boards (1-5)?
1. registration, certification, & licensure regulations
2. Licensing exams - written or physical demonstration
3. Issuance of license through multistate exams
4. Registration & renewal schedules
5. Application & exam fees and license
What are the general powers and duties of health regulatory boards (1-5)?
1. registration, certification, & licensure regulations
2. Licensing exams - written or physical demonstration
3. Issuance of license through multistate exams
4. Registration & renewal schedules
5. Application & exam fees and license
What are the general powers and duties of health regulatory boards (6-10)?
6. Declare administrative regulations
7. Revocation or suspension of licenses
8. Appoint designees to coordinate with Intervention Program Committee
9. Discipline violators
10. Appoint conference committee members
What are the general powers and duties of health regulatory boards (11-15)?
11. Create a panel of board members
12. Issue inactive licenses or certificates
13. Telephone conference call to settle pending matters
14. Consentual agreements
15. Determine if a practitioner is unable to practice
What criteria does the Board set for determining the need for professional regulation?
Promote health outcomes and protect public from harm, promote consumers’ access; encourage valuable healthcare relationships; facilitate professional and geographic mobility of providers; minimize anticompetitive requirements; regulate insurance plans, health delivery systems; reimbursement issues; accreditation; health workforce planning
When would the Board not register an applicant to manufacture or distribute controlled substances?
If issuance of the registration would be inconsistent with public interest
How does the Board determine if something would be inconsistent with public interest?
Controlled substance diversion; compliance with state and local law; controlled substance convictions; past experience in manufacture or distribution of controlled substances; false/ fraudulent material; suspended registration; any other factors relevant to public safety
May practitioners registered under federal law conduct research with C-I substances in Virginia?
Yes – must furnish evidence of federal registration
The Board may register persons to possess controlled II-VI substances upon determination of what?
Documented need; issuance is consistent with public interest; complies with applicable state and federal laws/regulations; storage/use/records will be under supervision of licensed pharmacist, practitioner of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, dentistry, or veterinary medicine
What are general requirements for nuclear pharmacies?
Must have a permit for radiopharmaceuticals; comply with Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC); immediate inner container must be labeled with the standard radiation symbol & the words “Caution – Radioactive Material” – all other prescription requirements apply; all amounts measured by radiometric (half-life) measuring
What are the qualifications to become a nuclear pharmacist?
Meet Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) standards for training; 200 contact hours of didactic instruction in nuclear pharmacy; 500 hours of clinical nuclear pharmacy training
What are the requirements for Board membership?
10 members – 8 licensed pharmacists + 2 citizen members; term is 4 years; meet at least annually; majority determines a quorum for business transactions; elects an annual chairman; executive director must be licensed or eligible for licensure in VA
What are the requirements for drugs in a correctional institution?
Must be obtained only on an individual prescription basis from a pharmacy; all prepared drugs locked with only the person responsible for administering having access; complete and accurate records maintained, administered, and discontinued; must contain patient name, drug name and strength, number of dosage units received, prescriber’s name, date, time, and signature of person giving drug; all unused or discontinued drugs shall be sealed and amount container at time of sealing recorded on drug administration record; such drugs shall be returned to provider pharmacy or to a secondary pharmacy along with drug administration record within 30 days of discontinuance; provider or secondary pharmacy shall conduct random audits of returned drug administration records for accountability; records filed chronologically by provider or secondary pharmacy, kept for 1 year or, at option of facility, returned by the pharmacy to the facility; drugs may be returned to pharmacy stock; other drugs disposed or destroyed by provider pharmacy