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450.10 450.10 Disciplinary proceedings; immunity; orders.
450.10(1)(1)
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 for renewal or reinstatement of a license.
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.
450.10(1)(a)3. 3. Practicing pharmacy 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 which 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 deny, revoke, suspend or limit the license 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.
450.10(2) (2) In addition to or in lieu of a reprimand or denial, limitation, suspension or revocation of a license 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 licensed 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, or occupational therapy assistant licensed under 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. 453.
450.10(3)(a)9. 9. A psychologist licensed under ch. 455.
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)(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.
450.10(4)(b) (b) Special orders may direct a pharmacist to cease and desist from engaging in particular activities.
450.10 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Phar 10, Wis. adm. code.
450.10 Annotation Administrative rules describing unprofessional conduct are applied. Noesen v. Department of Regulation and Licensing, 2008 WI App 52, 311 Wis. 2d 237, 751 N.W.2d 385, 06-1110.
450.11 450.11 Prescription drugs and prescription devices.
450.11(1)(1) Dispensing. Except as provided in sub. (1i) (b) 2., no person may dispense any prescribed drug or device except upon the prescription order of a practitioner. All prescription orders shall specify the date of issue, the name and address of the practitioner, the name and quantity of the drug product or device prescribed, directions for the use of the drug product or device, the symptom or purpose for which the drug is being prescribed if required under sub. (4) (a) 8., and, if the order is written by the practitioner, the signature of the practitioner. Except as provided in ss. 118.2925 (3) and 441.18 (2), 448.035 (2), and 448.037 (2), all prescription orders shall also specify the name and address of the patient. A prescription order issued under s. 118.2925 (3) shall specify the name and address of the school. Any oral prescription order shall be immediately reduced to writing by the pharmacist and filed according to sub. (2).
450.11 Note NOTE: Subd. 1. is shown as affected by 2013 Wis. Acts 200 and 239 and as merged by the legislative reference bureau under s. 13.92 (2) (i).
450.11(1b) (1b)Identification card required for certain controlled substances.
450.11(1b)(a)(a) In this subsection:
450.11(1b)(a)1. 1. "Health care facility" means a facility, as defined in s. 647.01 (4); any hospital, nursing home, community-based residential facility, county home, county infirmary, county hospital, county mental health complex, or other place licensed or approved by the department of health services under s. 49.70, 49.71, 49.72, 50.03, 50.032, 50.033, 50.034, 50.35, 51.08, or 51.09; a facility under s. 45.50, 51.05, 51.06, 233.40, 233.41, 233.42, or 252.10; and any other facility identified by the board by rule.
450.11(1b)(a)2. 2. "Identification card" means any of the following:
450.11(1b)(a)2.a. a. An operator's license issued under ch. 343 or under a comparable law of another state.
450.11(1b)(a)2.b. b. An identification card issued under s. 343.50 or under a comparable law of another state.
450.11(1b)(a)2.c. c. An identification card issued by a U.S. uniformed service.
450.11(1b)(a)2.d. d. A U.S. or foreign passport.
450.11(1b)(b) (b) Except as provided under par. (e), a controlled substance included in schedule II or III of ch. 961 may not be dispensed, and may not be delivered to a representative of the ultimate user, without an identification card belonging to the person to whom the drug is being dispensed or delivered.
450.11(1b)(bm) (bm) A pharmacist or other person dispensing or delivering a drug shall legibly record the name on each identification card presented under par. (b) to the pharmacist or other person, and the name of each person to whom a drug is dispensed or delivered subject to par. (e) 2., and shall maintain that record for a time established by the board by rule or, for a record that is subject to s. 450.19, until the name is delivered to the board under s. 450.19, whichever is sooner.
450.11(1b)(c) (c) If the person to whom a drug subject to par. (b) is being delivered is not the ultimate user of the drug, the person delivering the drug may ask the ultimate user of the drug to designate a person who is authorized to pick up the drug on behalf of the ultimate user and may inform the person to whom the drug is being delivered that his or her identification is being recorded.
450.11(1b)(d) (d) A pharmacist is immune from any civil or criminal liability and from discipline under s. 450.10 for any act taken by the pharmacist in reliance on an identification card that the pharmacist reasonably believed was authentic and displayed the name of the person to whom the drug was being delivered if the sale was made in good faith.
450.11(1b)(e) (e) No identification card is required under par. (b) if any of the following applies:
450.11(1b)(e)1. 1. The drug is administered or dispensed directly to the ultimate user by a practitioner.
450.11(1b)(e)2. 2. The pharmacist or other person dispensing or delivering the drug has personal knowledge of the person to whom the drug is dispensed or delivered and that the person is the ultimate user or the ultimate user's authorized representative.
450.11(1b)(e)3. 3. The drug is delivered to a health care facility to be administered in the health care facility.
450.11(1b)(f) (f) The board may, by rule, establish an exemption from the requirements under this subsection for the delivery of a drug by mail if the board determines that the exemption is necessary.
450.11(1g) (1g)Dispensing certain antimicrobial drugs for expedited partner therapy.
450.11(1g)(a)(a) In this subsection:
450.11(1g)(a)1. 1. "Antimicrobial drug" has the meaning given in s. 448.035 (1) (b).
450.11(1g)(a)2. 2. "Expedited partner therapy" has the meaning given in s. 448.035 (1) (c).
450.11(1g)(b) (b) A pharmacist may, upon the prescription order of a practitioner providing expedited partner therapy, as specified in s. 448.035, that complies with the requirements of sub. (1), dispense an antimicrobial drug as a course of therapy for treatment of chlamydial infections, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis to the practitioner's patient or a person with whom the patient has had sexual contact for use by the person with whom the patient has had sexual contact. The pharmacist shall provide a consultation in accordance with rules promulgated by the board for the dispensing of a prescription to the person to whom the antimicrobial drug is dispensed. A pharmacist providing a consultation under this paragraph shall ask whether the person for whom the antimicrobial drug has been prescribed is allergic to the antimicrobial drug and advise that the person for whom the antimicrobial drug has been prescribed must discontinue use of the antimicrobial drug if the person is allergic to or develops signs of an allergic reaction to the antimicrobial drug.
450.11(1g)(c)1.1. Except as provided in subd. 2., a pharmacist is immune from civil liability for injury to or the death of a person who takes an antimicrobial drug dispensed for that person under this subsection in connection with expedited partner therapy if the antimicrobial drug is dispensed as provided under par. (b).
450.11(1g)(c)2. 2. The immunity under subd. 1. does not extend to the distribution or dispensing of an antimicrobial drug by a pharmacist whose act or omission involves reckless, wanton, or intentional misconduct.
450.11(1i) (1i)Opioid antagonists.
450.11(1i)(a)(a) Prescription and liability.
450.11(1i)(a)1.1. A pharmacist may, upon the prescription order of an advanced practice nurse prescriber under s. 441.18 (2), or of a physician or physician assistant under s. 448.037 (2), that complies with the requirements of sub. (1), deliver an opioid antagonist to the person specified in the prescription order. The pharmacist shall provide a consultation in accordance with rules promulgated by the board for the delivery of a prescription to the person to whom the opioid antagonist is delivered.
450.11(1i)(a)2. 2. A pharmacist who, acting in good faith, delivers an opioid antagonist in accordance with subd. 1., or who, acting in good faith, otherwise lawfully dispenses an opioid antagonist, shall be immune from criminal or civil liability and may not be subject to professional discipline under s. 450.10 for any outcomes resulting from delivering or dispensing the opioid antagonist.
450.11(1i)(b) (b) Possession, dispensing, and delivery.
450.11(1i)(b)1.1. Any person may possess an opioid antagonist.
450.11(1i)(b)2.a.a. Subject to subd. 2. b. to d., any person may deliver or dispense an opioid antagonist.
450.11(1i)(b)2.b. b. An advanced practice nurse prescriber may only deliver or dispense an opioid antagonist in accordance with s. 441.18 (2) or in accordance with his or her other legal authority to dispense prescription drugs.
450.11(1i)(b)2.c. c. A physician or physician assistant may only deliver or dispense an opioid antagonist in accordance with s. 448.037 (2) or in accordance with his or her other legal authority to dispense prescription drugs.
450.11(1i)(b)2.d. d. A pharmacist may only deliver or dispense an opioid antagonist in accordance with par. (a) 1. or in accordance with his or her other legal authority to dispense prescription drugs.
450.11(1i)(c) (c) Immunity.
450.11(1i)(c)1.1. In this paragraph, "opioid-related drug overdose" has the meaning given in s. 256.40 (1) (d).
450.11(1i)(c)2. 2. Subject to par. (a) 2. and ss. 441.18 (3) and 448.037 (3), any person who, acting in good faith, delivers or dispenses an opioid antagonist to another person shall be immune from civil or criminal liability for any outcomes resulting from delivering or dispensing the opioid antagonist.
450.11(1i)(c)3. 3. Subject to ss. 256.40 (3) (b) and 895.48 (1g), any person who, reasonably believing another person to be undergoing an opioid-related drug overdose, administers an opioid antagonist to that person shall be immune from civil or criminal liability for any outcomes resulting from the administration of the opioid antagonist to that person.
450.11(1m) (1m)Electronic transmission. Except as provided in s. 453.068 (1) (c) 4., a practitioner may transmit a prescription order electronically only if the patient approves the transmission and the prescription order is transmitted to a pharmacy designated by the patient.
450.11(2) (2)Prescription order file. Every prescription order shall be filed in a suitable book or file and preserved for at least 5 years. Prescription orders transmitted electronically may be filed and preserved in electronic format.
450.11(3) (3)Preparation of prescription drugs. Except as provided in sub. (1i) (b), no person other than a pharmacist or practitioner or their agents and employees as directed, supervised, and inspected by the pharmacist or practitioner may prepare, compound, dispense, or prepare for delivery for a patient any prescription drug.
450.11(4) (4)Label required.
450.11(4)(a)(a) Except as provided under par. (b), no prescribed drug or device may be dispensed unless there is a label attached to the container disclosing all of the following:
450.11(4)(a)1. 1. The name and address of the dispensing practitioner or licensed facility from which the prescribed drug or device was dispensed.
450.11(4)(a)1m. 1m. The telephone number of the pharmacy, if the prescribed drug or device is dispensed by an out-of-state pharmacy licensed under s. 450.065.
450.11(4)(a)2. 2. The date on which the prescription was dispensed.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated though 2013 Wis. Act 200 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before April 18, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after April 18, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 4-18-14)