(a)(1) An intern pharmacist shall complete 1,500 hours of pharmacy practice experience before applying for the pharmacist licensure examination.
(2) This pharmacy practice experience shall comply with the Standards of Curriculum established by the Accreditation Council
for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or with regulations adopted by the board.
(3) This pharmacy practice experience shall include 900 hours of pharmacy practice
experience in a pharmacy as a pharmacist and shall include pharmacy practice experience
in both a community and institutional pharmacy practice setting.
(b) An intern pharmacist shall submit proof of his or her pharmacy practice experience on board-approved affidavits, or another form specified by the board,
which shall be certified under penalty of perjury by a pharmacist under whose supervision
the experience was obtained or by the pharmacist-in-charge at the pharmacy while the
pharmacist intern obtained the experience.Pharmacy practice experience earned in another state may be certified by the licensing agency of that state to
document proof of those hours.
(c) An applicant for the examination who has been licensed as a pharmacist in any
state for at least one year, as certified by the licensing agency of that state, may
submit this certification to satisfy the required 1,500 hours of pharmacy practice experience, provided that the applicant has obtained a minimum of 900 hours of pharmacy
practice experience in a pharmacy as a pharmacist and has pharmacy practice experience in both a community and institutional pharmacy
practice setting. Certification of an applicant's licensure in another state shall be submitted in
writing and signed, under oath, by a duly authorized official of the state in which
the license is held.
(d) An applicant for the examination who has graduated after January 1, 2016, from
an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy or school of pharmacy recognized by the board
shall be deemed to have satisfied the pharmacy practice experience requirements specified
in subdivisions (a) and (b).
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