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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 Jersey Board of Pharmacy
124 Halsey St
Newark, NJ 07101
Phone: 973/504-6450
State 797 Compliance Status: Indirect




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?

New Jersey Administrative Code - Contents of N.J.A.C. 13:39 - Subchapter 11. Compounding Retail and Institutional Pharmacies for Sterile and/or Non-Sterile Preparations




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?    



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?    

NJ BReg 13:39-3A.1.


What is the name of this section heading?    

Continuing Education Credit Hour Requirements


What is the verbiage regarding the renewal of license requirements?    

(a)        Each applicant for biennial license renewal shall complete a minimum of 30 credits of continuing education during the preceding biennial period, except that the Board shall not require completion of continuing education credits for an applicant’s initial license renewal.  At least ten (10) of the continuing education credits shall be obtained through didactic instruction. For purposes of this paragraph, ‘‘didactic instruction’’ means in-person instruction and may include telephonic or electronic instruction that is interactive, but shall not include videotaped instruction.  For the biennial renewal period commencing May 2005 and thereafter, at least three continuing education credits shall be obtained in pharmacy law applicable to the practice of pharmacy in New Jersey.


(b)      Ten credits of continuing education may be carried over into a succeeding biennial period only if such credits were earned during the last six months of the preceding biennial period and were not previously reported. 


(c)      Currently Techs do not need to be certified or renew in NJ.


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