64B16-26.204. Pharmacist Licensure by Endorsement; Application  


Effective on Tuesday, January 10, 2017
  • 1(1)(a) U.S. Graduates. All applications for licensure by endorsement 10for pharmacists who received a degree from a school or college of pharmacy accredited by an accrediting agency recognized and approved by the United States Department of Education 38shall be made on board approved form DOH-MQA100, 10/16. Pharmacist Licensure by Endorsement Application and Instructions (U.S. Graduates), which is hereby incorporated by reference, and which can be obtained from 68http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-07752, 70the Board of Pharmacy, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C04, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3254, 83or the Board’s website at http://floridaspharmacy.gov/Applications/app-pharmacist-endorse-uspr-grad.pdf.

    89(b) Foreign Graduates. All applications for licensure by endorsement for pharmacists graduated from a pharmacy program of a school or college of pharmacy located outside of the United States shall be made on board approved form DOH-MQA 1196, 10/16, Pharmacist Licensure by Endorsement Application and Instructions (Foreign Graduates), which is hereby incorporated by reference, and which can be obtained from 149http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-07753, 151the Board of Pharmacy, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C04, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3254, or the Board’s website at http://floridaspharmacy.gov/Applications/app-pharmacist-endorse-foreign-grad-2013.pdf.

    170(2) 171The application must be accompanied with a non-refundable application fee and initial licensure fee as set forth in Rules 19064B16-26.1001 191and 19264B16-26.1002, 193F.A.C., and in addition, the applicant must submit satisfactory proof of the following:

    206(a) Compliance with the requirements of Sections 213465.007(1)(b)1. 214or 2. and (1)(c), F.S.;

    219(b) Having obtained a passing score on a licensure examination as described in subsection 233465.0075(1)(b), F.S.; 235and,

    236(c)1. Having t239wo (2) years of active practice, as defined in Section 249465.0075(1)(c)1., F.S., 251within the immediately preceding five (5) years and have completed 30 hours of 264Board approved continuing education within the two (2) calendar years immediately preceding application. For purposes of this rule only, the Board defines “Board approved continuing education” as any continuing education course offered, sponsored, or approved by the 301Florida Board of Pharmacy, 305the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (312ACPE), or other state board of pharmacy 319which course was accepted by the other state board for licensure or licensure renewal purposes;

    3342. Successful completion of board-approved postgraduate training or a board-approved clinical competency examination within the year immediately preceding application, or

    3543. Successful completion of an internship meeting the requirements of Section 365465.007(1)(c), F.S., 367and Rule 36964B16-26.2033, 370F.A.C., 371within the two (2) years 376immediately preceding application379.

    380(3) All requirements for licensure by endorsement must be met within one (1) year of the receipt of the application. Applicants failing to meet this requirement must reapply.

    408(4) Applicants shall cause the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, or other similar organization to issue a Transfer of Pharmaceutical Licensure certificate showing examination date, examination results, states of licensure, disciplinary actions, and licensure status.

    444(5) Applicants deemed qualified for licensure by endorsement shall be required to complete the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination – Florida Version. Passing scores on this examination may be used upon reapplication only if the examination was completed within three (3) years of the reapplication.

    488Rulemaking Authority 490456.013, 491465.005, 492465.0075 FS. 494Law Implemented 496456.013(1), 497(2), 498456.0635, 499465.007, 500465.0075 FS. 502History–New 11-8-01, Amended 1-11-05, 2-18-08, 5-26-09, 10-10-10, 1-10-17.

     

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