Phar 6.04(3)(c) (c) Where no pharmacist is present in the professional service area a pharmacy is not required to convert to a non-prescription or sundry outlet if the following requirements are met:
Phar 6.04(3)(c)1. 1. The pharmacist is absent for a time period of one half hour or less.
Phar 6.04(3)(c)2. 2. The pharmacist must be accessible for communication with the remaining pharmacy staff by phone, pager or other device.
Phar 6.04(3)(c)3. 3. The pharmacy must indicate that the pharmacist is not available in the professional service area and indicate the period of absence and the time of the pharmacist's return.
Phar 6.04(3)(c)4. 4. Pharmacy technicians may only perform duties allowed by s. Phar 7.015 (2).
Phar 6.04(4) (4)Professional service area remodeling. Any modifications of the approved floor plan shall be submitted to and approved by the board or its designee. Board action must be taken within 60 days.
Phar 6.04 History History: Cr. Register, January, 1983, No. 325, eff. 2-1-83; cr. (4), Register, August, 1991, No. 428, eff. 9-1-91; r. (3) (a) 4., Register, January, 1996, No. 481, eff. 2-1-96; CR 03-096: am. (3) (a) (intro.), cr. (3) (c) Register May 2004 No. 581, eff. 6-1-04.
Phar 6.05 Phar 6.05Sanitation. The professional service area of a pharmacy shall have a sink convenient and suitable for cleaning pharmaceutical equipment and supplied with hot and cold running water. Detergent and a waste disposal container also shall be provided in the professional service area.
Phar 6.05 History History: Cr. Register, January, 1983, No. 325, eff. 2-1-83.
Phar 6.06 Phar 6.06Minimum equipment.
Phar 6.06(1) (1) The professional service area of a pharmacy shall have equipment of appropriate design and size for the intended pharmacy practice consisting of at least the following equipment:
Phar 6.06(1)(a) (a) An electronic balance that has a sensitivity of 1 milligram, or a mechanical torsion prescription balance that has a sensitivity reciprocal of 6 milligrams.
Phar 6.06(1)(b) (b) One set of accurate weights appropriate for any mechanical torsion prescription balance being used for the purpose of compounding.
Phar 6.06(1)(c) (c) A supply of transparent glass graduates in single metric scale capable of measuring 5 ml. to 100 ml.
Phar 6.06(1)(d) (d) An accurate device to measure less than 5 ml.
Phar 6.06(1)(e) (e) A supply of Wedgewood and glass mortars and pestles.
Phar 6.06(1)(f) (f) A supply of stainless steel spatulas and at least one hard rubber spatula.
Phar 6.06(1)(g) (g) A supply of acid, base and solvent-resistant funnels.
Phar 6.06(1)(h) (h) A heating device for any preparation that requires heat for compounding.
Phar 6.06(1)(i) (i) Ointment slab or ointment paper.
Phar 6.06(1)(j) (j) The latest available or immediately accessible version of federal and state pharmacy laws consisting of:
Phar 6.06(1)(j)1. 1. Drug enforcement administration regulations, 21 CFR 1300 to end.
Phar 6.06(1)(j)2. 2. Wisconsin pharmacy laws, ch. 450, Stats.
Phar 6.06(1)(j)3. 3. Wisconsin controlled substances act, ch. 961, Stats.
Phar 6.06(1)(j)4. 4. Wisconsin administrative code, rules of the pharmacy examining board.
Phar 6.06(1)(k) (k) References appropriate to the individual pharmacy practice. These references should include, but are not limited to, the following topics: drug interactions; patient counseling; compounding and pharmaceutical calculations; and generic substitution.
Phar 6.06(1)(L) (L) The telephone number of a poison center. This number shall be conspicuously posted in the prescription department.
Phar 6.06(2) (2) Any person may apply for a variance to the application of any provisions in sub. (1) (a) through (i) by filing a written request with the board at P.O. Box 8935, Madison, Wisconsin 53708 stating the reasons for the variance.
Phar 6.06 History History: Cr. Register, January, 1983, No. 325, eff. 2-1-83; r. and recr. Register, January, 1989, No. 397, eff. 2-1-89; correction in (2) made under 13.93 (2m) (b) 6., Stats., Register, January, 1989, No. 397; am. (1) (j) 3., Register, December, 1998, No. 516, eff. 1-1-99; CR 01-023: am. (1) (intro.) and (a) to (c), (j) (intro.) and (k), Register, August 2001 No. 548 eff. 9-1-01.
Phar 6.07 Phar 6.07Storage.
Phar 6.07(1) (1) The professional service area shall have a refrigerator adequate for the storage of biological and other drugs requiring refrigeration.
Phar 6.07(2) (2) The professional service area shall have sufficient shelf, drawer or cabinet space for the proper storage of a representative stock of prescription labels, an assorted stock of prescription containers, and an adequate stock of prescription drugs, chemicals and required pharmacy equipment.
Phar 6.07(3) (3) Controlled substances shall be stored in a securely locked, substantially-constructed cabinet or dispersed throughout the inventory of non-controlled substances in a manner that obstructs theft.
Phar 6.07 History History: Cr. Register, January, 1983, No. 325, eff. 2-1-83.
Phar 6.08 Phar 6.08Security. A pharmacy shall have a centrally monitored alarm system in the pharmacy. A security system or plan that does not utilize a centrally monitored alarm system may be used if reviewed by and prior approval is obtained from the board.
Phar 6.08 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1998, No. 516, eff. 1-1-99; CR 05-001: am. Register August 2005 No. 596, eff. 9-1-05; CR 09-098: am. Register May 2010 No. 653, eff. 6-1-10.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.