450.076(3) (3) Licensure. The board may grant a license to act as a home medical oxygen provider to a person that does all of the following:
450.076(3)(a) (a) Submits an application for licensure on a form provided by the board.
450.076(3)(b) (b) Pays the fee specified in s. 440.05 (1).
450.076(3)(c) (c) Satisfies any other requirements established by the board by rule.
450.076(4) (4) Rules. The board shall promulgate rules implementing this section. The rules shall include rules governing the professional conduct of licensed providers and their employees and agents.
450.076 History History: 2015 a. 3.
450.08 450.08 Credential renewals.
450.08(1)(1)The renewal dates for all licenses and registrations granted by the board are specified under s. 440.08 (2) (a). Except as provided under sub. (2) (a), only a holder of an unexpired license or registration may engage in his or her licensed activity.
450.08(2) (2)
450.08(2)(a)(a) A pharmacist's license may be renewed by complying with continuing education requirements under s. 450.085 and paying the applicable fee determined by the department under s. 440.03 (9) (a) on or before the applicable renewal date specified under s. 440.08 (2) (a). Notwithstanding s. 440.08 (3) (a), if a pharmacist fails to obtain renewal by that date, the board may suspend the pharmacist's license, and the board may require the pharmacist to pass an examination to the satisfaction of the board to restore that license.
450.08(2)(b) (b) A pharmacy, pharmacy technician's, manufacturer's, distributor's, or home medical oxygen provider's license or registration may be renewed by paying the applicable fee determined by the department under s. 440.03 (9) (a) on or before the applicable renewal date specified under s. 440.08 (2) (a).
450.085 450.085 Continuing education.
450.085(1)(1)An applicant for renewal of a license under s. 450.08 (2) (a) shall submit proof that he or she has completed, within the 2-year period immediately preceding the date of his or her application, 30 hours of continuing education in courses conducted by a provider that is approved by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education or in courses approved by the board. Courses specified in s. 450.035 (1r) and (2) are courses in continuing education for purposes of this subsection. This subsection does not apply to an applicant for renewal of a license that expires on the first renewal date after the date on which the board initially granted the license.
450.085(2) (2)The board may waive all or part of any requirement in sub. (1) if it finds that exceptional circumstances such as prolonged illness, disability or other similar circumstances have prevented a pharmacist from meeting the requirement.
450.085 History History: 1997 a. 68; 1997 a. 237 s. 727m; 2013 a. 124.
450.085 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Phar 16, Wis. adm. code.
450.09 450.09 Pharmacy practice.
450.09(1)(1)Managing pharmacist.
450.09(1)(a)(a) Every pharmacy shall be under the control of the managing pharmacist who signed the pharmacy license application, the most recent license renewal application or the most recent amended schedule of operations. The managing pharmacist shall be responsible for the professional operations of the pharmacy. A pharmacist may be the managing pharmacist of not more than one community and one institutional pharmacy at any time and shall be engaged in the practice of pharmacy at each location he or she supervises. The board shall by rule define community pharmacy and institutional pharmacy for the purposes of this section, but a pharmacy that is operated exclusively as a remote dispensing site shall not be considered a community pharmacy or institutional pharmacy for the purposes of this paragraph.
450.09(1)(b) (b) If the managing pharmacist anticipates being continuously absent for a period of more than 30 days from a pharmacy he or she supervises, the managing pharmacist shall delegate the supervisory responsibility to another pharmacist for the duration of the absence by written power of attorney which shall be kept on file in the pharmacy to which the power of attorney applies. The pharmacist designated to assume the supervisory responsibility for the pharmacy during the managing pharmacist's absence shall be engaged in the practice of pharmacy at the pharmacy to which the power of attorney applies.
450.09(2) (2) Supervision by pharmacist.
450.09(2)(a)(a) No pharmaceutical service may be provided to any person unless a pharmacist is present in the pharmacy to provide or supervise the service, except as provided in par. (b).
450.09(2)(b)1.1. A pharmacist is not required to be present in a pharmacy if the pharmacy is any of the following locations:
450.09(2)(b)1.a. a. A health care facility under s. 150.84 (2) or a facility identified under s. 980.065.
450.09(2)(b)1.b. b. The office or clinic of a practitioner.
450.09(2)(b)1.c. c. A county jail, rehabilitation facility under s. 59.53 (8), state prison under s. 302.01, or county house of correction under s. 303.16 (1).
450.09(2)(b)1.d. d. A juvenile correctional facility under s. 938.02 (10p), juvenile detention facility under s. 938.02 (10r), residential care center for children and youth under s. 938.02 (15d), secured residential care center for children and youth under s. 938.02 (15g), type 1 juvenile correctional facility under s. 938.02 (19), type 2 residential care center for children and youth under s. 938.02 (19r), or type 2 juvenile correctional facility under s. 938.02 (20).
450.09(2)(b)2. 2. Whenever a pharmacist is not present at the pharmacy when allowed under subd. 1., all of the following shall apply:
450.09(2)(b)2.a. a. The pharmacy shall be considered a remote dispensing site and shall be subject to and governed by any rules promulgated under s. 450.02 (5).
450.09(2)(b)2.b. b. A pharmacist shall remotely supervise the pharmaceutical services provided, consistent with any rules promulgated under s. 450.02 (5).
450.09(4) (4) Condition of pharmacy. The pharmacy shall be maintained in a clean and orderly manner and the professional service area shall be equipped with proper fixtures and equipment for sanitation.
450.09(6) (6) Medication profile record system. Every pharmacy shall maintain a medication profile record system of all drug products dispensed for a particular patient according to the minimum standards for such systems established by the board by rule. Every practitioner shall maintain a record of all drug products dispensed to each patient according to standards established by the appropriate examining board by rule. The standards established by each examining board shall require the recording of all renewal dispensing information required by federal and state law and related rules and regulations.
450.09(7) (7) Selection of drugs. Drug products purchased for subsequent sale and dispensing at a pharmacy shall be selected for purchase by a pharmacist.
450.09(7m) (7m) State prisons. A prescription drug that is returned to a pharmacy that primarily serves patients confined in a state prison may be dispensed to any patient in any state prison, but only if all of the following are satisfied:
450.09(7m)(a) (a) The prescription drug was never in the possession of the patient to whom it was originally prescribed.
450.09(7m)(b) (b) The prescription drug is returned in its original container.
450.09(7m)(c) (c) A pharmacist determines that the prescription drug has not been adulterated or misbranded.
450.09(8) (8) Penalties. Any person who violates this section may be assessed a forfeiture of not less than $25 nor more than $50 for each separate offense. Each day of violation constitutes a separate offense.
450.09 History History: 1985 a. 146; 2003 a. 54; 2017 a. 18; 2021 a. 101 ss. 9 to 13.
450.09 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Phar 7, Wis. adm. code.
450.095 450.095 Duty to dispense contraceptives.
450.095(1)(1)In this section:
450.095(1)(a) (a) “Contraceptive drug or device" means any drug or device approved by the federal food and drug administration that is used to prevent pregnancy, including a contraceptive drug or device restricted to distribution by a pharmacy.
450.095(1)(b) (b) “Without delay" means within the usual and customary time frame reasonably expected at a pharmacy for dispensing or distributing a prescription that is not a contraceptive drug or device.
450.095(2) (2)Unless one or more of the following applies, a pharmacy shall dispense lawfully prescribed contraceptive drugs and devices and shall deliver contraceptive drugs and devices restricted to distribution by a pharmacy to a patient without delay:
450.095(2)(a) (a) The prescription contains an obvious or known error or contains inadequate instructions.
450.095(2)(b) (b) The prescription is contraindicated for the patient, is incompatible with another drug or device prescribed for the patient, or is prohibited by state or federal law.
450.095(2)(c) (c) The prescription is potentially fraudulent.
450.095(3) (3)Any person who violates this section may be required to forfeit not less than $250 nor more than $2,500 for each violation.
450.095(4) (4)Nothing in this section may be construed to abrogate a pharmacist's legal and ethical obligations to comply with the laws of this state.
450.095 History History: 2009 a. 28, 276.
450.10 450.10 Disciplinary proceedings; immunity; orders.
450.10(1)(a) (a) In this subsection, “unprofessional conduct" includes any of the following, but does not include the dispensing of an antimicrobial drug for expedited partner therapy as described in s. 450.11 (1g) or the delivery of an opioid antagonist as described in s. 450.11 (1i):
450.10(1)(a)1. 1. Making any materially false statement or giving any materially false information in connection with an application for a license or registration or for renewal or reinstatement of a license or registration.
450.10(1)(a)2. 2. Violating this chapter or, subject to s. 961.38 (4r), ch. 961 or any federal or state statute or rule which substantially relates to the practice of the licensee or registrant.
450.10(1)(a)3. 3. Engaging in the practice of pharmacy or practicing as a pharmacy technician while the person's ability to practice is impaired by alcohol or other drugs or physical or mental disability or disease.
450.10(1)(a)4. 4. Engaging in false, misleading or deceptive advertising.
450.10(1)(a)5. 5. Making a substantial misrepresentation in the course of practice which is relied upon by another person.
450.10(1)(a)6. 6. Engaging in conduct in the practice of the licensee or registrant that evidences a lack of knowledge or ability to apply professional principles or skills.
450.10(1)(a)7. 7. Obtaining or attempting to obtain compensation by fraud or deceit.
450.10(1)(a)8. 8. Violating any order of the board.
450.10(1)(b) (b) Subject to subch. II of ch. 111 and the rules adopted under s. 440.03 (1), the board may reprimand the licensee or registrant or deny, revoke, suspend, or limit the license or registration or any combination thereof of any person licensed under this chapter who has:
450.10(1)(b)1. 1. Engaged in unprofessional conduct.
450.10(1)(b)2. 2. Been adjudicated mentally incompetent by a court.
450.10(1)(b)3. 3. Been found guilty of an offense the circumstances of which substantially relate to the practice of the licensee or registrant.
450.10(2) (2)In addition to or in lieu of a reprimand or denial, limitation, suspension, or revocation of a license or registration under sub. (1), the board may, for the violations enumerated under sub. (1), assess a forfeiture of not more than $1,000 for each separate offense. Each day of violation constitutes a separate offense.
450.10(3) (3)
450.10(3)(a)(a) In this subsection, “health care professional" means any of the following:
450.10(3)(a)1. 1. A pharmacist or pharmacy technician licensed or registered under this chapter.
450.10(3)(a)2. 2. A nurse licensed under ch. 441.
450.10(3)(a)3. 3. A chiropractor licensed under ch. 446.
450.10(3)(a)4. 4. A dentist licensed under ch. 447.
450.10(3)(a)5. 5. A physician, physician assistant, podiatrist, physical therapist, physical therapist assistant, occupational therapist, occupational therapy assistant, or genetic counselor licensed under ch. 448, a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant who holds a compact privilege under subch. XI of ch. 448, or an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant who holds a compact privilege under subch. XII of ch. 448.
450.10 Note NOTE: Subd. 5. is shown as affected by 2021 Wis. Acts 23 and 251 and as merged by the legislative reference bureau under s. 13.92 (2) (i). The cross-reference to subch. XI of ch. 448 was changed from subch. X of ch. 448 and the cross-reference to subch. XII of ch. 448 was changed from subch. XI of ch. 448 by the legislative reference bureau under s. 13.92 (1) (bm) 2. to reflect the renumbering under s. 13.92 (1) (bm) 2. of subchs. X and XI of ch. 448.
450.10(3)(a)5m. 5m. A dietitian certified under subch. V of ch. 448.
450.10(3)(a)5q. 5q. An athletic trainer licensed under subch. VI of ch. 448.
450.10(3)(a)6. 6. An optometrist licensed under ch. 449.
450.10(3)(a)7. 7. An acupuncturist certified under ch. 451.
450.10(3)(a)8. 8. A veterinarian licensed under ch. 89.
450.10(3)(a)9. 9. A psychologist who is licensed under ch. 455, who is exercising the temporary authorization to practice, as defined in s. 455.50 (2) (o), in this state, or who is practicing under the authority to practice interjurisdictional telepsychology, as defined in s. 455.50 (2) (b).
450.10(3)(a)10. 10. A social worker, marriage and family therapist, or professional counselor certified or licensed under ch. 457.
450.10(3)(a)11. 11. A speech-language pathologist or audiologist licensed under subch. II of ch. 459 or a speech and language pathologist licensed by the department of public instruction.
450.10(3)(a)12. 12. A naturopathic doctor or limited-scope naturopathic doctor licensed under ch. 466.
450.10(3)(b) (b) Any health care professional who in good faith provides another health care professional with information concerning a violation of this chapter or ch. 961 by any person shall be immune from any civil or criminal liability that results from any act or omission in providing such information. In any administrative or court proceeding, the good faith of the health care professional providing such information shall be presumed.
450.10(4) (4)
450.10(4)(a)(a) The secretary may, in case of the need for emergency action, issue general and special orders necessary to prevent or correct actions by any pharmacist under this section that would be cause for suspension or revocation of a license.
2021-22 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2023 Wis. Act 39 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on November 29, 2023. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after November 29, 2023, are designated by NOTES. (Published 11-29-23)