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This informational reference map is being presented to assist you in keeping updated on your state's compliance status with USP Chapter 797 and continuing education (CE) renewal requirements through a research project conducted by CriticalPoint, LLC and NABP.


New York State Board of Pharmacy
89 Washington Ave, 2nd Floor W
Albany, NY 12234
Phone: 518/474-3817 ext. 130
State 797 Compliance Status: No Reference 




Does the state have specific language requiring compliance with USP 797?


Does the state have specific language requiring compliance with Sterile Compounding or Parenteral Preparations regulations?



What is regulation cited and verbiage used?

No specific language with regards to sterile or non/sterile compounding.  Possibly in the future standards might be introduced as a community standard that deals with this topic.




How many hours of training are required for license renewal?



How often must you renew your license?    



How many hours of didactic/live training are required for renewal?    

At least 23 must be live and no more than 22 hours can be in a self study course, three (3) hours of formal continuing education acceptable to the Department in the processes and strategies that may be used to reduce medication and/or prescription errors. (1 1/4 hours of CE per month is what is expected)


How many hours of pharmacy law are required for license renewals?   



How many hours during the renewal period must be in Sterile Compounding?    



What is the state law reference number regarding license renewal training?    

NY BReg 63.7.


What is the name of this section heading?    

 Continuing Education


What is the verbiage regarding the renewal of license requirements?    

Education Law requires pharmacists renewing registration of a license to take continuing education. A minimum of 45 contact hours (at least 23 live) is required in each three-year registration period. With each new registration period starting September 1, 2021 and for each registration period thereafter, at least 3 of the required hours must be formal continuing education on strategies and techniques to reduce medication and prescription errors.   The laws that apply to the continuing education requirements for pharmacists are found in Article 137 of New York's Education Law.



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