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10.34.34.00.htm 10.34.34.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 34 BOARD OF PHARMACY Chapter 34 Pharmacy Technicians Authority: Health-Occupations Article, §12-205, 12-206, 12-315―12-317, 12-319, 12-320, 12-403, 12-505, 12-707, and 12-6B-01―12-6B-14, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.34.34.01.htm 10.34.34.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter applies to applicants for registration as pharmacy technicians and to registered pharmacy technicians.
10.34.34.02.htm 10.34.34.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Board" means the State Board of Pharmacy.. 2) Compounding.. a) "Compounding" means the preparation, mixing, assembling, packaging, or labeling of a drug or device:i) As the result of a practitioner's prescription drug order or initiative based on the practitioner/patient/pharmacist relationship in the course of professional practice; orii) For the purpose of, o
10.34.34.03.htm 10.34.34.03. 03 Delegated Pharmacy Acts.. A. A pharmacy technician may not:. 1) Represent themselves as a pharmacist;. 2) Dispense prescription medications when the pharmacist is not in the pharmacy;. 3) Be present in the pharmacy when the pharmacist is not physically available onsite;. 4) Provide information, explanation, or recommendations to patients and health care practitioners about the safe and effective use of prescription or nonprescription drugs or devices;5) Delegate a pharmacy ac
10.34.34.04.htm 10.34.34.04. 04 Registration Requirements.. A. An applicant currently certified by a national pharmacy technician certification program shall:. 1) Submit to the Board a signed completed application on a form provided by the Board;. 2) Submit to the Board evidence of current certification by a national pharmacy certification program;3) Pay a fee as set forth in COMAR 10.34.09; and. 4) Submit a request for a State Criminal History Records check..
10.34.34.05.htm 10.34.34.05. 05 Pharmacy Students.. Pharmacy students who are practicing in a pharmacy as part of a school of pharmacy sanctioned experiential learning rotation are not subject to the registration requirements of Regulation .04 of this chapter.
10.34.34.06.htm 10.34.34.06. 06 Standards for Pharmacy Technician Training Programs.. A. Minimum Standards.. 1) Pharmacy technician training programs shall, at a minimum, cover the following areas of pharmacy practice:a) Roles and responsibilities of the pharmacy technician;. b) Knowledge of prescription medications;. c) Knowledge of strengths or dose, dosage forms, physical appearance, routes of administration, and duration of drug therapy;d) The dispensing process;. e) Pharmaceutical calculations;.
10.34.34.07.htm 10.34.34.07. 07 Standards for Examination Approval.. The Board shall approve examinations which have:. A. Content criteria set forth in Regulation .06 of this chapter;. B. A minimum of 100 multiple choice questions;. C. Sufficient additional questions so that the examination questions may be rotated twice a year; andD. A passing score of 75 percent or higher..
10.34.34.08.htm 10.34.34.08. 08 Renewal Requirements.. A. The pharmacy technician's registration shall expire on the last day of the birth month following 1 year after initial registration.B. Following initial registration, a pharmacy technician's registration:. 1) Expires on the date set by the Board unless it is renewed for an additional term; and. 2) May not be renewed for a term longer than 2 years.. C. At least 1 month before the registration expires, the Board shall issue a renewal notice to the p
10.34.34.09.htm 10.34.34.09. 09 Continuing Education.. A. Requirements.. 1) A pharmacy technician registered to practice in Maryland shall earn 20 hours of approved continuing pharmaceutical education within the 2-year period immediately preceding the registrant's renewal application.2) For the first renewal period during which continuing education is mandatory for a pharmacy technician, the Board of Pharmacy shall require only 10 hours of continuing education requirements.3) A pharmacy technician shall:.
10.34.34.10.htm 10.34.34.10. 10 Reinstatement.. A. A pharmacy technician whose Maryland registration expired less than 2 years before applying for reinstatement shall:1) Complete 20 hours of continuing education; and. 2) Pay to the Board the reinstatement fee established by the Board in COMAR 10.34.09.. B. A pharmacy technician whose Maryland registration expired more than 2 years before applying for reinstatement, shall:2) Pay to the Board the reinstatement fee established by the Board in COMAR 10.34.09; and.
10.34.34.11.htm 10.34.34.11. 11 Reciprocity.. A. An individual applying to register as a pharmacy technician by reciprocity shall:. 1) Submit to the Board an application on a form approved by the Board;. 2) Pay to the Board the fee set forth in COMAR 10.34.09; and. 3) Submit a request for a State Criminal History Records check.. B. An individual applying to register as a pharmacy technician by reciprocity shall:. 1) Submit to the Board evidence of the following:. a) Registration in anothe
10.34.34.9999.htm 10.34.34.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 28, 2008 (35:2 Md. R. 127). Regulation .05 amended effective July 1, 2015 (42:7 Md. R. 569).
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