10.34.36.05

.05 Physical Requirements.

A. Storage. The permit holder or designee shall ensure that medications and supplies within the pharmacy are properly stored according to the manufacturer’s specifications and State and federal laws and regulations with respect to:

(1) Sanitation;

(2) Temperature;

(3) Light;

(4) Ventilation;

(5) Segregation; and

(6) Security.

B. Equipment and Materials.

(1) The permit holder or designee shall ensure that the pharmacy contains as appropriate to the level of services provided:

(a) Equipment;

(b) Supplies; and

(c) Physical facilities for proper compounding, preparation, and dispensing of medications as outlined in COMAR 10.34.19.

(2) The permit holder or designee shall ensure that the pharmacy contains appropriate reference materials to enable personnel to prepare and dispense medications properly as outlined in COMAR 10.34.07.

C. Security.

(1) The permit holder or designee shall ensure that no individual enters the pharmacy area unless a licensed pharmacist is on duty.

(2) The permit holder or designee shall ensure compliance with COMAR 10.34.05.