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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.

 

Texas State Board of Pharmacy
333 Guadalupe, Tower 3, Suite 600
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512/305-8000
Website
State 797 Compliance Status: Direct

 

 STATE <797> COMPLIANCE SURVEY RESULTS

 

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

Yes


What is regulation cited and verbiage used?

Texas Administrative Code - Title 22. Examining Boards - Part 15. Texas State Board of Pharmacy - Chapter 291. Pharmacies - Subchapter G - Section 291.133 - all pharmacies must comply with applicable USP Chapter <797> guidelines

 

 LICENSE AND TRAINING SURVEY RESULTS

 

How many hours of training are required for license renewal?

30

 

How often must you renew your license?    

Biennial

 

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

N/A

 

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

 

Other information on initial hiring of compounding employees, license renewal training or regarding pharmacy technician licensing?    

 

Initial Job Hiring - For the initial job hiring of all pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy technician trainees involved with the preparation of sterile products you should familiarize yourself with the rules which can be found in the Texas Administrative Code - Title 22. Examining Boards - Part 15. Texas State Board of Pharmacy - Chapter 291. Pharmacies - Subchapter G - Section 291.133 - Section C – Personnel which define the requirements for employees who are involved in the preparation of sterile products.

 

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

Title 22. Examining Boards - Part 15. Texas State Board of Pharmacy - Chapter 295. Pharmacist - Rule  295.8.

 

What is the name of this section heading?    

Continuing Education Requirements

 

What is the verbiage regarding the renewal of license requirements?    

(a).(1) Authority.  In accordance with §559.003 of the Texas Pharmacy Act, (Chapters 551-566 and 568-569, Occupations Code), all pharmacists must complete and report 30 contact hours (3.0 CEUs of approved continuing education obtained during the previous license period in order to renew their license to practice pharmacy.

 

 

 

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