Keeping Pharmacies Safe in Kentucky

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Inspectors/investigators are the eyes and ears for boards of pharmacy, ensuring compliance with pharmacy law and practice standards. In this feature, inspectors reveal what they’ve learned in the field. Katie Busroe, RPh, BCSCP Inspections and Investigations Supervisor, Kentucky Board of Pharmacy How long have you been serving as an inspector for the Board? What was […]

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Annual Training Gives Board Inspectors Compounding Oversight Tools

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In a recent blog post, we discussed new NABP tools that facilitate FDA’s efforts to help boards of pharmacy improve the oversight of compounding pharmacies. Another way we do this is through our partnership with CriticalPoint, LLC to provide annual inspector training. The Sterile Compounding Inspection Training (SCIT) and certification program covers all aspects of sterile […]

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NABP, FDA Collaborate to Improve Compounding Pharmacy Oversight

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In 2012, many of the people who received contaminated steroid injections produced at the New England Compounding Center had already been suffering from chronic pain. The compounded drugs were supposed to provide relief. Instead, they infected these patients with fungal meningitis, killing 64 and sickening 753.   The tragedy was a wakeup call for regulators, […]

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Board Member Outlines Keys to Success

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What is it like to be a board of pharmacy member? This feature goes behind-the-scenes for an in-depth look into a board’s inner workings. Gina A. Archer, MHA, PharmD, RPh Member, Bahamas Pharmacy Council When were you appointed to the Bahamas Pharmacy Council? What type of member are you? I was appointed by the minister […]

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Varied Career Experiences Help Delaware Inspector On the Job

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Inspectors/investigators are the eyes and ears for boards of pharmacy, ensuring compliance with pharmacy law and practice standards. In this feature, inspectors reveal what they’ve learned in the field. Michelle McCreary, RPh Pharmacist Compliance Officer, Delaware State Board of Pharmacy How long have you been serving as an inspector for the Board? What was your […]

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Pharmacy Community Pulls Together To Combat COVID-19

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Challenging government and civil society at all levels, the COVID-19 pandemic has tested the ability of public officials, local and federal agencies, health care entities, and numerous other stakeholders to act quickly and effectively in a public health crisis. Because pharmacists play such an important role as frontline and accessible health care providers, numerous organizations […]

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NH Inspector Ensures Safe Pharmacies, Enjoys Diverse Work Environments

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Inspectors/investigators are the eyes and ears for boards of pharmacy, ensuring compliance with pharmacy law and practice standards. In this feature, inspectors reveal what they’ve learned in the field. James ‘Jay’ Queenan, RPh Compliance Investigator/Inspector, New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy How long have you been serving as an inspector for the Board? What was your […]

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