Consultant Pharmacist


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The requirements are as follows and can be found in Section 465.0125, F.S. and Rule 64B16-26.300, Florida Administrative Code:

(a) Hold a license as a pharmacist which is active and in good standing

(b) Successfully complete a consultant pharmacist course of no fewer than twelve (12) hours, sponsored by an accredited college of pharmacy located within the State of Florida, and approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy Tripartite Continuing Education Committee which is based on the Statement of the Competencies Required in Institutional Pharmacy Practice and subject matter set forth in Rule 64B16-26.301, F.A.C.

(c) Successfully complete a period of assessment and evaluation under the supervision of a preceptor within one (1) year of completion of the course set forth in paragraph (b) above. Preceptors must meet the requirements set forth in Rule 64B16-26.300(4), Florida Administrative Code. This period of assessment and evaluation shall be completed over no more than three (3) consecutive months

All sections of the application must be completed in full. If an item is not applicable, indicate with N/A. N/A is not an acceptable answer for yes or no questions and could result in a delay of processing. Failure to submit a complete application will result in a processing delay. If you provide false information, the board may deny your application for licensure.

Within 7-14 days of receipt of your application, the board office will notify you of the receipt of your application, any required documents, and your status. In order to complete your application, please submit the following with your application:

  1. Social Security Disclosure Form.
  2. Preceptor Evaluation Form
  3. Copy of initial continuing education course certificate for the consultant course. (The application for licensure must be submitted within one year of completion of the course.)

ALL REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION MUST BE MET WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR OF THE RECEIPT OF YOUR APPLICATION OR THE APPLICATION WILL EXPIRE AND YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO REAPPLY AND RESUBMIT ALL DOCUMENTS.

Once all materials are submitted, an application specialist will review them. It may be necessary for the application specialist to request additional information.

The actual copy of your license should arrive within 7 days of the issue date.

Certified check or money order should be made payable to the Florida Department of Health

Application and Licensure fee: $55.00

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Florida Statute

Chapter 456: Health Professions and Occupations: General Provisions
Chapter 465: Pharmacy
Section 465.0125: Consultant pharmacist license; application, renewal, fees; responsibilities; rules.

Florida Administrative Code

Rule 64B16-26.300: Consultant Pharmacist Licensure