(a) Each clinic that makes an application for a license under Section 4180 shall show evidence that the professional director is responsible for the safe, orderly,
and lawful provision of pharmacy services. In carrying out the professional director's responsibilities, a consulting pharmacist
shall be retained to approve the policies and procedures in conjunction with the professional
director and the administrator. In addition, the consulting pharmacist shall be required to visit the clinic regularly
and at least quarterly. However, nothing in this section shall prohibit the consulting pharmacist from visiting
more than quarterly to review the application of policies and procedures based on
the agreement of all the parties approving the policies and procedures.
(b) The consulting pharmacist shall certify in writing quarterly that the clinic is, or is not, operating in compliance with the requirements of this
article. Each completed written certification shall be kept on file in the clinic for three
years and shall include recommended corrective actions, if appropriate.
(c) For the purposes of this article, “professional director” means a physician and surgeon acting in his or her capacity as medical director or a dentist or podiatrist acting in his or her capacity as a director in a clinic
where only dental or podiatric services are provided.
(d) Licensed clinics shall notify the board within 30 days of any change in professional
director on a form furnished by the board.
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