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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.

 

Rhode Island Board of Pharmacy
3 Capitol Hill, Room 205
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401/222-2837
Website
State 797 Compliance Status: Indirect

 

STATE <797> COMPLIANCE SURVEY RESULTS

 

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

No 


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

Yes

 

What is regulation cited and verbiage used?

State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations - Department of Health - Board of Pharmacy - Rules and Regulations pertaining to Pharmacists, Pharmacies and Manufacturers, Wholesalers and Distributors (R5-19.1 - PHAR) - Part IV Specialized Pharmacy Practice - Section 19.0 Compounding of Sterile Pharmaceuticals

 

LICENSE AND TRAINING SURVEY RESULTS

 

How many hours of training are required for license renewal?

15

 

How often must you renew your license?    

Annual

 

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

5

 

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

 N/A

 

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

N/A

  

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

State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations - Department of Health - Board of Pharmacy - Rules and Regulations pertaining to Pharmacists, Pharmacies and Manufacturers, Wholesalers and Distributors (R5-19.1 - PHAR) - Part II Pharmacists Licensure Requirements - Section 7.0 Issuance and Renewal of the Pharmacist License.  Subsection 7.4

 

What is the name of this section heading?   

Continuing Education

 

What is the verbiage regarding the renewal of license requirements?    

Pursuant to the provisions of section 5-19.1-14 of the General Laws of Rhode Island, as amended, any pharmacist, licensed to practice pharmacy in Rhode Island, who seeks annual licensure renewal, shall be required to have satisfactorily completed at least fifteen (15) hours (1.5 continuing education units) of continuing education courses sponsored by a recognized provider. Furthermore, five (5) hours or 0.5 continuing education units of the required fifteen (15) hours of continuing education must be live hours.

 

 

 

 

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