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AUTOMATED DISPENSING DEVICES
Automated Dispensing Devices


BIOSIMILARS
Biosimilars


(NC) BOARD OF PHARMACY BUSINESS
Background Checks for Licensees/Registrants
Board Elections

Board Meetings/Board Business/Board of Pharmacy Office
Board Newsletter
Fee Schedule


CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
FluMist
Safe Injection Practices / Single-Dose vs. Multi-Dose Vials


COMPOUNDING
Compounded Products/Compounding
Compounding Risk Levels / Identifying and Notifying the NC Board of Pharmacy
Duke's Magic Mouthwash / Beyond Use Date for Magic Mouthwash
Reconstituting Antibiotics
Sterile Normal Saline/Sterile Water
UNC Hospitals Mucositis Mixture (Sleepy Butter)

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Continuing Education
Continuing Education for Clinical Pharmacist Practitioners (CPPs)
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
CPE Monitor
Internet Continuing Education

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE MEDICATIONS
Carisoprodol Products (Soma)
Changes to Schedule II Prescriptions
Combination Products Containing a Schedule II Drug & Acetaminophen
Controlled Substances/Controlled Substance Reporting Act
Controlled Substances Reporting System (NC CSRS)
Controlled Substances Take-Back Programs (Final DEA Rule, September 9, 2014)
Electronic Prescriptions
Expiration Date of Prescription Orders
Faxing Prescriptions
Generic Labeling
Information Required on Prescription Labels
Internet Prescriptions
Methadone
Methamphetamine Act/Pseudoephedrine Products
Multiple Schedule II Prescriptions
Naloxone Dispensing
Partial Fills of Schedule II Controlled Substances

Photo ID for Controlled Substances
Pre-printed Controlled Substance Prescriptions
Prescription Blanks
Red Flags When Dispensing
Refusal To Fill
Schedule II Controlled Substances
Schedule III Controlled Substances
Schedule IV Controlled Substances
Schedule V Controlled Substances
Suboxone®
Substitution of Extended Release Methylphenidate Products
Subutex®
Transferring Prescriptions


DEA
DEA Form 106 (Drug Loss/Theft)
DEA Form 222 (Power of Attorney)
DEA Number on Non-Controlled Prescriptions
DEA Numbers beginning with "F"
DEA Practitioner's Manual


DIVERSION
Diversion


DME FACILITIES
DME Facilities/Suppliers
DME Record Keeping
Fee Schedule
Pre-Filled Saline/Heparin Flush Syringes


DRUG DISPOSAL
Drug Disposal


DRUG DIVERSION/LOSS/THEFT
Drug Diversion
Drug Loss/Theft


DRUG DONATION
Drug Donation


DRUG QUALITY AND SECURITY ACT
Federal Drug Quality and Security Act of 2013


FDA
Adverse Drug Effects
Albuterol Metered Dose Inhalers
Biosimilars
CFC-Propellant Albuterol Inhaler Products
Child Resistant Containers
Dietary Supplements
Drug Recalls & Seizures
Drug Safety
Drug Shortages
FDA Approved/Unapproved Use
Fraudulent Dietary Supplements
HFA-Propellant Albuterol Inhaler Products
Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Injection
Medication Safety
Medication Guides
Oral Colchicine Products
Quinine Sulfate
Reporting Adverse Drug Effects
Sample Medications


FREE/CHARITABLE PHARMACIES
Donating Prescriptions
"Drop-Off/Pick-Up" Locations
Free or Charitable Pharmacy Clinics
Free Drugs
Outdated Drugs
Patient Assistance Programs
Volunteer Work


HIPAA
Disclosure of Pharmacy Records
Disclosure of Substance Abuse Treatment or History
Disposal of Patient Information
HIPAA
Patient Confidentiality


HEALTH DEPARTMENT RN DISPENSING
Health Department RN Dispensing


NTI DRUGS
NTI Drugs


OUTSOURCING FACILITIES
Outsourcing Facilities

PATIENT COUNSELING
Patient Counseling


PHARMACIST
Clinical Pharmacist Practitioners
Conscience Clause
Emergency Contraception
End of Life Care
Fee Schedule
Foreign Graduates

Forgeries
Internship
Law Exam
License Reinstatement
NC Physicians Health Program (NCPHP) Evaluation & Monitoring for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Personnel with Substance Abuse Issues
Pharmacist Breaks

Pharmacist-Manager Changes

Pharmacist-Managers
Pharmacist-to-Technician Ratio
Pharmacy Students
Power of Attorney
Preceptor
Reciprocity
Refills
Spanish-Speaking Customers
USP's Drug Error Finder
Vaccination Authority


PHARMACISTS/PHARMACY PERSONNEL WITH SUBSTANCE ABUSE ISSUES
NC Physicians Health Program (NCPHP)

PHARMACY
CLIA-Waived Rapid Diagnostic Tests
Fee Schedule
Inspection Forms (includes Hospital, Retail, Compounding)
Insurance Issues

Internet Companies Operating Illegally in North Carolina
Long Term Care Facilities
Pharmacy - LLC or PLLC
Quality Assurance
Referral Fees
Syringe Sales (Non-Prescription) in North Carolina
Technician-to-Pharmacist Ratio
VIPPS (Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites)


PHARMACY OF CHOICE STATUTE
"Pharmacy of Choice" Statute


PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS/NURSE PRACTITIONERS
Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners


PHYSICIANS/PRESCRIBERS
Deceased Prescribers
Dispensing Physicians
Fee Splitting / Referral Fees
Foreign Prescribers
Prescriber's Loss of License
Prescribers Treating Family Members
Referral Fees
Retired Physician/Prescriber


POISONING
Poisoning


PRESCRIPTIONS
Antibiotics Dispensed Pursuant to Expedited Partner Therapy Prescriptions
Cancelling Prescriptions
Combination Products Containing a Schedule II Drug & Acetaminophen
Electronic Prescriptions
Emergency Refills

Epinephrine Auto Injectors / Epinephrine Auto Injectors in Schools
Expedited Partner Therapy Prescriptions
Foreign Prescribers

Look-alike/Sound-alike Drug Names
Naloxone Dispensing
NC Product Selection

Plan B®
Prescription Labeling
Prescription Order - Expiration Date
Prescriptions Generated by Telemedicine Encounters
Sharing Prescription Drugs
Tamper-resisitant Prescription Pads
Unit Dose Packaging
See also - Controlled Substance Medications (above)


PSEUDOEPHEDRINE PRODUCTS/METHAMPHETAMINE ACT
Pseudoephedrine Products/Methamphetamine Act


RENEWALS - The 2018 renewal period will begin on November 1, 2017. Details and instructions will be posted on the Board's homepage.


SALES TAX
Sales Tax on Drugs & Other Medical Equipment


STUDENTS
Pharmacy Students/Licensure by Exam


TAMIFLU
Tamiflu


TECHNICIANS
Fee Schedule
Pharmacy Students

Technicians
Volunteer Work


VACCINATIONS
Rabies Vaccine
Vaccinations

Zoster Vaccine


VETERINARY PHARMACY
Compounding for Animal Patients
Veterinary Pharmacy References


WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTORS
Wholesalers/Prescription Drug Wholesalers

 

 

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