††††† 201 KAR 2:010. Schools approved by the board.

 

††††† RELATES TO: KRS 315.050

††††† STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 315.050, 315.191(1)

††††† NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 315.050(1) requires the board to approve the schools or colleges of pharmacy whose curricula or course of studies are acceptable. This administrative regulation establishes the educational standards for an applicant for licensure as a pharmacist in Kentucky and identifies the acceptable and approved colleges or schools of pharmacy from which an applicant shall graduate.

 

††††† Section 1. An applicant for licensure as a pharmacist, shall have graduated and received a degree in an accredited pharmacy degree program which has been approved by the Board of Pharmacy. A program shall be considered approved if the programís standards are equivalent to the minimum standards for accreditation for a similar program established by:

††††† (1) The American Council on Pharmaceutical Education in:

††††† (a) "Accreditation Manual for Professional Programs"; or

††††† (b) "Accreditation Standards and Guidelines for the Professional Program in Pharmacy Leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy Degree"; or

††††† (2) The Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs in "Accreditation Standards and Guidelines for Pharmacy Professional Degree Programs in Canada".

 

††††† Section 2. An applicant for licensure as a pharmacist who shall have graduated and received a degree in a foreign pharmacy degree program, other than from a college or school accredited by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs shall be deemed to be a graduate of a pharmacy degree program which has been approved by the Board of Pharmacy if the applicant has obtained a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee Certificate through the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee Certification Program which is administered by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Foundation.

 

††††† Section 3. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The following material is incorporated by reference:

††††† (a) "Accreditation Manual for Professional Programs", 8th Edition (3rd Printing) January 1995, American Council on Pharmaceutical Education;

††††† (b) "Accreditation Standards and Guidelines for the Professional Program in Pharmacy Leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy Degree," June 14, 1997, American Council on Pharmaceutical Education; and

††††† (c) "Accreditation Standards and Guidelines for Pharmacy Professional Degree Programs in Canada", Revised January 1998, Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs.

††††† (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained at the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy, 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 210, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-8204, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (4 Ky.R. 218; eff. 1-4-78; Am. 11 Ky.R. 1612; eff. 6-4-85; 12 Ky.R. 498; eff. 12-10-85; 16 Ky.R. 791; eff. 1-12-90; 18 Ky.R. 1911; eff. 2-19-92; 19 Ky.R. 443; eff. 10-8-92; 25 Ky.R. 2925; 26 Ky.R. 718; eff. 10-20-99.)