Adopted and Filed April 24, 2013
The following rules were approved during the April 24, 2013, meeting of the Board of Pharmacy.
- Chapter 10, “Controlled Substances,” Chapter 22, “Unit Dose, Alternative Packaging, and Emergency Boxes,” and Chapter 23, “Long-Term Care Pharmacy Practice." The amendments authorize a pharmacy other than a facility’s primary provider pharmacy to provide to the facility to meet the needs of the facility’s patients an emergency/first dose drug supply containing those drugs and products not stocked or available from the primary provider pharmacy. This additional supply may include, but is not limited to, parenteral or compounded drug products. The amendments also provide that a multidose container of a drug removed from the emergency drug supply for administration to a patient be labeled with a patient-specific label within 24 hours of initial administration or that an appropriately labeled drug order be dispensed and delivered by the provider pharmacy. The record requirements for controlled substances destroyed in a long-term care facility and for previously dispensed controlled substances destroyed by a pharmacy are amended to require the recording of the dispensing pharmacy or other source of the controlled substance and the prescription number or other unique identification assigned to the prescription.
Last Updated: May 1, 2013 4:36 PM