To obtain a Consultant Pharmacist license in Florida, an individual must meet the following requirements pursuant to Section 465.0125, Florida Statutes, and Rule 64B16-26.300, Florida Administrative Code:
1. Florida Pharmacist License: An individual must currently hold a Florida pharmacist license that is active and in good standing.
2. Consultant Pharmacist Course: Applicants must have successfully completed a consultant pharmacist course that is no fewer than twenty (20) hours 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. The course shall be instructionally designed to include a cognitive test on which the applicant must score a passing grade for certification of successful completion of the course.
The following steps apply to individuals who currently possess a Florida pharmacist license that is active and in good standing and wish to work in the capacity of a consultant pharmacist in the State of Florida:
- Apply for CONSULTANT PHARMACIST licensure. Ensure that all fields are completed as instructed. An incomplete application shall expire after one (1) year. Applications submitted without fees will not be processed. Please make sure to include your Social Security Number (SSN) on your application. Your application will not be approved unless this information is included on your application. To apply, click here.
- Complete a 20-hour or more approved Consultant Pharmacist course. Please submit the certificate of completion for the course with your application. More information regarding approved courses can be found on the CE Broker website.
Please allow 30 days for initial review of new applications. All applications and document submissions are reviewed in the order they are received. After your application is reviewed, any deficiencies will be communicated to you in writing by our Board staff. To expedite processing, please submit all required supporting documentation with your application and the requisite fees. If you are having documentation submitted by another entity on your behalf, please verify the Board office’s mailing address to ensure delivery.
Department of Health
Board of Pharmacy
4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-04
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3258
Once your application has been deemed complete, your consultant pharmacist license will be granted; the actual copy of your license should arrive in the mail within 2 weeks of the issuance date.
Checks or money orders should be made payable to the Florida Department of Health.
|Initial Licensure Fee||$50.00|
|Unlicensed Activity Fee||$5.00|
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