ACTIVITY 1 Orientation, Organizational Set-Up and Policies MEMBERS OF STAFF or PHARMACY PERSONNEL of MERCURY DRUGSTORE The qualifications in applying to Mercury Drug must be at least a college graduate depending on what position he/she is applying for, but except for Pharmacist which must be a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and must be a board passer and has a license, must be 21yrs old and above, can be married or single, has experience in working under pressure, and has a pleasing personality. ?
District Manager: Sherwin Trinidad -The district manager ensures the monitoring of every branch that he/she handles in his district.
Branch Manager: Gelin P. Cayago -The branch manager handles the whole branch and monitors properly every situation that happens in his/her branch. Assistant Branch Manager (ABM): Shirley Cabinto Robert Auditor Joan Marie Celeste Michelle Pengla Gladys Mae Galera -The assistant branch managers are the one who looks after the branch, when the branch manager is not around, they are the ones who sends and files the reporting. They also handle the auditing of money in the branch. Pharmacist: Marjorie C. Palaganas Winnielyn C. Cardenas Madonna Q.
Magno Marian M. Dayasen Gina P. Kibad -The Pharmacist is the one who checks the prescriptions and ensure that the drugs that are dispense are correct. They also monitor their stocks through an inventory.
Stock Analyst: Shirley Garcia -The stock analyst is the one who also do the reporting and the one who returns the stocks that are about to expire. He/she ensure that the no drug must be dispensed from their expiration date. General Clerk: Aiza Alban -The general clerk types and finished some of the reports that are needed to be send in their head office.
Cashier: Haydie Quirion Rose Basa Juliet Nicolas Myra Campos -The cashier ensures that every change and receipt must be correct. Pharmacist Assistant: Geoffrey Gonzales Shierra Mae Mandapat Roderick Jose Catherine Mauri Diana Rose Dulatre Jovelyn Cabangon Joel Paragas Joffrey Viray -The pharmacist assistant is the one who take the orders from the customers and gets the drug to be punched.
? ? ? ? ? ? ? 2. ORGANIZATIONAL SET_UP OF THE PHARMACY through FLOW CHART District Manager Branch Manager Assistant Branch Manager Branch Pharmacist Stock Analyst General Clerk Staff Reliever Cashiers
Pharmacist Assistants Utility 3. MERCURY DRUGSTORE’S POLICIES We were instructed that the company policies of Mercury Porta Vaga should be for private use only. We decided to enumerate the company policies that most of us interns know. ? Bags are not allowed inside the drugstore ?
Should always know the lines of authorities ? Always wear your complete uniform and nameplate ? Employees must always be on time ? Before starting for work, money must be log in and be check by the assistant branch manager or the manager itself. ? Before starting for work, gadgets such as cellphones, tablets, etc.
must be surrender. ? When going to the comfort room employees or even interns must sign in their log book. ? All employees have at least 1 day off a week. ? Every 7am and 7pm employees must do their opening and closing prayer ? Every 3pm employees must do the Oratio ? Before leaving the drugstore’s premises, employees must have a body search first. Comments:
1. We think that their company policies are effectively being abide by their employees. 2. We also think that they should have a duplicate key for their restroom, since it has always been a problem inside that the key of the restroom is missing. 4.
Following information from Mercury drugstore: a. Name of Establishment : Northern Luzon Drug Corporation (Mercury Drug) b. Address: Porta Vaga Mall, Session Road, Baguio City c. Date if Established: June 2004 d. Name of Manager/ or Proprietor: Gelin P. Cayago e. Name of Pharmacist/s:
1. Marjorie C. Palaganas ? License Number :0058321 -Date Issued: August 3, 2010 -Date of Expiry: May 24, 2013 ? PTR Number:1337749 -Date Issued: January 7, 2013 2. Winnielyn C. Cardenas ? License Number :0058330 -Date Issued: August 3, 2010 -Date of Expiry: January 23, 2013 ? PTR Number:1337143 -Date Issued: January 4, 2013 Marian Dayasen ?
License Number :0060619 -Date Issued: July 18, 2012 -Date of Expiry: March 19, 2015 ? PTR Number:1336471 -Date Issued: January 4, 2013 3. ACTIVITY 2 Pharmacy Law (RA 5921) 1. Provisions of the Pharmacy Law (RA 5921) (a) Objectives (Art. I, Sec. 1) This act provides for and shall govern (a) the standardization and regulation of pharmaceutical education;
(b) the examination for registration of graduates of school of pharmacy and (c) the supervision, control and regulation of the practice of pharmacy in the Philippines. (b) Practice of Pharmacy (Art. IV) SECTION 23. Definition of practice of pharmacy.
– A person shall be deemed to be practicing pharmacy within the meaning of this Article, who shall, for a fee, salary, percentage or other reward paid or giv en directly to himself or indirectly through another, prepare or manufacture, analyze, assay, preserve, store, distribute or sell any medicine, drug chemicals, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, devices or contrivances; or render pharmaceutical service in any office or drug and cosmetic establishment where scientific, technological or professional knowledge of pharmacy is applied;
Or engage in teaching scientific, technological or professional pharmacy subject in a college of pharmacy; or conduct or undertake scientific pharmaceutical research for biological and bacteriological testings and examinations.
However, persons performing executive manager or administrative functions and their subordinate personnel employed in the pharmaceutical laboratories shall not be considered for purposes of this definition. SECTION 24. Prerequisite for the practice of pharmacy.
– No person shall engage in the practice of pharmacy unless he is at least twenty-one years of age, has satisfactorily passed the examination given by the Board of Pharmacy, and is a holder of a valid certificate of registration duly issued by said Board. SECTION 25. Sales of medicine, pharmaceuticals, drugs, devices.
– No medicine, pharmaceutical or drug whatever nature and kind or device shall be compounded, dispensed, sold or resold, or otherwise be made available to the consuming public except through a prescription drug store or hospital pharmacy. Pharmaceutical, drug or biological manufacturing establishments, importers & wholesalers of drugs medicines, or biological products are authorized to sell their products only at wholesale to duly established retail drugstore or hospital pharmacies. SECTION 26.
Markings and inhibition to the sale of drug samples. – No sample of any drug, biologic product, proprietary medicine, given or intended to be given for free to the physician and other qualified person by any manufacturer or distributor or its representative or detailman as part of its program of promotion, may be sold.
SECTION 27. Pharmacist required & compensation. – Every pharmacy, drugstore or hospital pharmacy whether owned by the government or a private person or firm shall at all times when open for business be under the personal and immediate supervision of a registered pharmacist: Provided, that no pharmacist shall have personal supervision of more than one such establishment.
In case where a drug establishment operates in more than one shift, each shift must be under the supervision and control of a registered pharmacist. Drug or pharmaceutical laboratories engaged in the repacking, manufacture or sale drugs, biologic products and pharmaceutical products of quantities greatly in excess of the therapeutic doses of such substance, such processes involving the preparation.
Quality control or repacking of said products shall for each respective operation be under the direct and immediate supervision of a registered pharmacist, or, in the sale of pharmaceuticals, medicines and drugs, at wholesale, such business shall be conducted under the immediate supervision of a registered pharmacist practicing only in such establishment.
Every pharmacist employed as such in any of the establishment whose capitalization is not less than ten thousand pesos shall receive notwithstanding any provision of law contrary, a minimum of similar to that of government pharmacists. SECTION 28. Display of certificate required.
– It shall be the duty of every pharmacist engaged in the practice of pharmacy either on his own account or under the employ of another to display his certificate of registration in a prominent and conspicuous place in pharmacy, drugstore, hospital pharmacy or drug establishment which he operates or in which he is employed.
No pharmacist shall with his knowledge allow his certificate of registration to be displayed in such establishments when he is not actually employed or operating therein in his professional capacity. SECTION 29.
Responsibility for quality of drugs. – In case of drugs, pharmaceuticals or poisons sold in their original packings, the seal of which has not been broken or tampered with, the liability that may arise because of their quality and purity, rests upon the manufacturer or in his absence, upon the importer, the distributor, representative or dealer who was responsible for their distribution or sale.
It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, prepare, sell or administer any prescription, drug, pharmaceutical or poison under any fraudulent name, direction or pretense or to adulterate any drug, pharmaceutical, medicine or poison so used, sold or offered for sale.
Any drug, pharmaceutical, medicine or poison shall be held to be adulterated or deteriorated within the meaning of this section if it differs from the standard or quality or purity given in the United States Pharmacopoeaia or National Formulary, both in their latest edition, or, in lieu thereof, in any standard reference for drugs and medicines given official recognition; and those which fall within the meaning as provided for in the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (R. A. 3720) SECTION 30.
Filling and refilling of prescription. – No prescription shall be filled or compounded except by a registered pharmacist.
It shall be incumbent upon the pharmacist so compounding or filling the prescription to see to it that every component of the prescription called for meets the standard of purity and quality given in the standard references. Student undergoing pharmaceutical internship may assist said pharmacist in the compounding & dispensing of the prescription called for. No prescription shall be refilled except upon express order of the person prescribing. SECTION 31. Label of dispensed medicine.
– Upon every box, bottle or package containing medicine sold or dispensed by a pharmacist based on prescription, there shall be pasted, affixed or imprinted a seal or label bearing, the name of the prescriber, date and the number of prescription; and direction for use.
Every prescription which in its preparation, contains any quantity of a drug which is habitforming, or a derivative of such drug, shall have in the label attached to the container added statement, “Warning- may be habit forming. ” Every prescription for external use filled in the drugstore shall bear a red label showing in black ink the components for s uch prescription and the words “For external use only ” at the bottom of the label. SECTION 32. Record books of prescription.
– All prescriptions dispensed shall be recorded in the books kept for the purpose indicating the name of the manufacturer, the original stock, lot and control numbers of the main ingredients of the prescriptions, which book shall be open to inspection by the proper authorities at any of the day when the pharmacy is open to the public and must be preserved for a period of not less than two years after the last entry in it has been made.
All prescription shall be attached to said book for prescriptions and numbered consecutively and shall be preserved for the same length of time as the prescription book. SECTION 33. Inhibition against use of cipher or unusual terms in prescription and prescription switching.
– No pharmacist shall compound or dispense, prescriptions, recipes, or formulas which are written in ciphers, codes or secret keys or in which there are employed unusual name of drugs which differ from the names ordinarily used for such drugs in standard pharmacopoeia as or formularies.
No pharmacist dispensing or compounding prescription shall substitute the drug or drugs called for in the prescription with any other drug or substance or ingredient without prior consultation with, and with a written consent of the person prescribing. SECTION 34. Provisions relative to dispensing of violent poisons. – Every pharmacist who dispenses, sells or otherwise delivers any of the violent poisons intended for medicinal use, to wit:
Arsenical preparations, phosphorus, corrosive sublimate, atropine, strychnine, or any of their salts, hydrocyanic acid or prussic acid, oil mirbane (nitrobenzene), and such other poisonous substances which may from time to time be classified under this category by the Food and Drug Administration, shall do so only upon prescription of a duly licensed physician, dentist or veterinarian.
He shall make or cause to be made in the separate book, kept for the purpose, an entry stating the date of each sale and the name and address of the purchaser, the name and quantity of the poison sold and the purpose for which it was claimed to be purchased, before delivering it to the purchase. No prescription, the prescribed dose of which contains a dangerous quantity of poison, shall be filled without first consulting the prescribing authority and verifying the prescription.
The pharmacist before delivery of such poison to the purchaser shall acquaint the latter of its poisonous character. The pharmacist shall also affix to every box, bottle or other package containing any dangerous or poisonous drug, another label of red paper upon which shall be printed in large letter the word “Poison” and a vignette representing a skull and bones before delivering it to the purchaser.
No poison specified in this section shall be sold or otherwise delivered to any person less than eighteen years of age or who is mentally deranged or under the influence of liquor or one who is apparently addicted to opiates and other habitforming drugs. The books kept for the purpose of recording the sale of poisons shall be open at all times to the inspection of the proper authorities, and every such book shall be preserved for at least five years after the last entry in it has been made.
Should any of the poisons above-stated be intended for purposes other than medicinal, the same may be sold without a prescription by the pharmacist but the other requirements of this section must be complied with. SECTION 35. Provisions relative to dispensing of less violent poisons.
Every pharmacist who dispenses, sell or delivers any poison which is less violent in category as classified by the Food and Drug Administration may do so even without the prescription of a physician & its sale may be recorded in the poison book. The other requirements as provided for in Section thirty-four hereof, however, shall be complied with. SECTION 36. Receptacle for poisonous drugs.
– The poisonous drugs specified in Section thirty-four and thirty-five hereof shall be kept in a cabinet to be provided in every pharmacy carrying such drugs in stock and the same shall be kept in a cabinet to be provided in every pharmacy carrying such drugs in stock and the shall be kept securely locked when not in use. SECTION 37. Provisions relative to dispensing of anti-conceptional substances and devices.
No drug or chemical product or device capable of provoking abortion or preventing conception as classified by the Food and Drug Administration shall be delivered or sold to any person without a proper description by a duly licensed physician.
The pharmacist in charge of a drugstore or pharmacy after filling a prescription containing abortive or anticonceptional substances or devices shall record in a separate register book for abortives and anti-conceptionals the following data. a. Number and date of prescription; b. Name and address of the physician; c. Name, quantity and manufacture of the drug; d. Name and address of the purchaser; e. Date of filling the prescri ption; and f. Signature of the pharmacist filling the prescription SECTION 38. Provisions relative to dispensing of potent drugs.
– Every pharmacist who dispenses, sells or delivers any drug which falls under the classification of the Food and Drug Administration as potent drugs shall do so only upon prescription of a duly licensed physician, dentist or veterinarian. SECTION 39. – Requirements for the opening & operations of drugstores and pharmacies.
– The minimum requirements necessary for the opening and operation of drugstores and pharmacies shall be in accordance with the rules and regulations to be prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration in accordance with the provisions of this Act. Only natural born-Filipino citizens who are registered pharmacists can apply for the opening of a retail drugstore. SECTION 40. Penal provisions.
Any person who shall violate any provisions of Section twelve, twenty-four, twentyfive, twenty-six, twenty-seven and twenty-nine, of this Act or any person who shall make false representation to procure a registration certificate as pharmacist for himself of for another; or any person shall allow anyone to his employ who is not a registered pharmacist to engage in the practice of pharmacy;
Or any person who shall freely display within the establishment the certificate of registration of a pharmacist who is not actually and regularly employed therein as such or to act as a dummy for an alien or an unqualified person for the purpose of opening and operating a retail drugstore; shall upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to a fine of not less than one thousand pesos but not exceeding four thousand pesos or to an imprisonment of not less than six months and one day but not more than four years, in the discretion of the court. SECTION 41 Other penalties..
– Any pharmacist who shall violate any of the provisions of Sections twenty-eight, thirty-one, thirty-three, thirty-four, thirty-seven, and thirty-eight of this Act or any pharmacist, after his certificate of registration has been lawfully suspended or revoked, who continues to engage in the practice of pharmacy, pended or revoked, who continues to engage in the practice of pharmacy, shall upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to a fine of not less than thirty days but not more than four months, in the discretion of the court.
Any person other than the citizens of the Philippines having been found guilty of any violation as provided for in this and the preceding section shall after having paid the fine or having served his sentence or both when so required be also subject to deportation. SECTION 42. Definition of terms.
– For purposes of this Act, the term a “Pharmacy” or “Drug Store” means a place of establishment where drugs, chemical products, active principles of drugs, pharmaceuticals, proprietary medicines or pharmaceutical specialties, devices, and poisons are sold at retail and where medical, dental and veterinary prescriptions are compounded and dispensed.
b. “Drug or Pharmaceutical Laboratory” or “Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Laboratory” means an establishment where pharmaceuticals, propriety medicines or pharmaceutical specialties are prepared, compounded, standardized and distributed or sold. c. “Wholesaler” means and includes every person who acts as merchant, broker or agent, who sells or distributes for resale pharmaceuticals, propriety medicines or pharmaceutical specialties. e.
“Drug” means (1) article recognized in the official United States Pharmacopoeia or the United States Official National Formulary, or any of their supplements; (2) articles intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatmen t, or prevention of disease in man or animals; (3) articles (other than food) intended to affect the structure or function of the body of man or animals; and articles intended for use as a component of any articles specified in clauses (1), (2) or (3), but do not include devices or their components, parts or accessories.
f. “Pharmaceuticals”, “Proprietary Medicines” or “Pharmaceutical Specialties” means any drug, preparation or mixture of drugs marked under a trade name and intended for the cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in man or animals. g.
“Device” means instrument, apparatus, or contrivances including their components, parts and accessories, intended (1) for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in man or animals; or (2) to affect the structure or any function of the body in man or animals.
h.”Biological Products” are viruses, sera, toxins and analogous products used for the prevention or cure of human diseases. i. “Poison” is any drug, active principle or preparation of the same, capable of destroying life or seriously endangering health when applied externally to the body or introduced internally in moderate doses. j. “Cipher” means a method of secret writing that substitutes other letters or characters for the letter intended or transposes the letter after arranging them in blocks or squares.
k.”Code” means a system of words or other systems arbitrarily used to represent words. l. “Secret Keys” means characteristics styles or symbols kept from the knowledge of others or disclosed confidentially to but one or few. SECTION 43. Final Provisions. –
To carry out the provisions of this Act, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of thirty thousand pesos within the fiscal year of the approval hereof. Thereafter, such funds as are necessary for the maintenance and operation of the Board of Pharmacy and of the Council of Pharmaceutical Education shall be include in the annual General Appropriation Act. SECTION 44. Repealing Clause.
– the following are hereby repealed: Selections Seven hundred seventeen to seven hundred fifty-seven inclusive, Selections two thousand six hundred seventy-five to two thousand six hundred seventyseven inclusive the Revised Administrative Code, as amended: and such other laws or part of law, executive orders, circulars, regulations and memoranda inconsistent or incompatible with this Act.
SECTION 45. Separability of provisions. If any part, section or provisions of this Act shall be held invalid or unconstitutional, no other part, section or provision thereof shall be affected thereby. SECTION 46. Effectivity. – This Act shall take effect upon its approval. (c) Registration of Pharmacists (Art. III, Sec. 13 and 18-20) SECTION 13. Grounds for reprimand, suspension or revocation of registration certificate.
– Any of the following shall be sufficient ground for reprimanding s pharmacist, or for suspending or revoking his certificate of registration: a. Conviction by a court of competent jurisdiction of any violation as penalized in sections 40-41; b. Immoral or dishonorable conduct which includes conviction by a competent court of any criminal offense involving moral turpitude;
c. Fraud or deceit in the acquisition of the certificate of registration; d. Gross negligence, ignorance or incompetence in the practice of this profession resulting in the injury, damage or death of another; e. Malpractice, including aiding or abetting the commission of criminal abortion or sex crimes through illegal compounding, dispensing or sale of abortive or sex drugs; f.
Acting as a dummy of an alien or a person who is not qualified to establish and operate a retail drugstore; g. Addiction to alcoholic beverage or to any habit- forming drug rendering him incompetent to practice his profession; h.
Insanity; i. False or extravagant or unethical advertisements wherein other things than his name, profession, limitation of practice, office and same address and the like are mentioned; and j. Violations of any provision of the Code of Ethics which may be adopted as part of the Rules and Regulations of the Board. SECTION 18. Candidate for board examination. – qualifications: a. He shall be a natural-born citizen of the Philippines. b. He shall be of good moral character; c.
He shall have completed an Internship Program which shall be spent equally distributed in a prescription pharmacy, a pharmaceutical manufacturing laboratory and a hospital pharmacy duly accredited by the Council of Pharmacy, the rest of the hours of internship shall be spent in any or all the said establishments at the choice of the candidate.
For this purpose, the above-mentioned prescription pharmacy, pharmaceutical manufacturing laboratory and hospital pharmacy shall keep a separate record of pharmacy students who have undergone said internship program directly under their control and as a result thereof shall issue the proper certificate of said hours of internship.
It shall also be the duty of said establishments to submit annually a complete report of the names of those who have undergone training under their supervision and the corresponding number of hours of internship credit of each of the pharmacy students to their respective colleges or schools and to the Board of Pharmacy for proper accreditation; and d.
He shall have graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or with an equivalent degree from a school, college or university duly accredited by the Council of Pharmaceutical Education after satisfactory completing a standard pharmacy course of not less than five academic years. SECTION 19.
Scope of examination. – The pharmacist examination shall consist of both theoretical and practical examinations. The theoretical examination shall include subjects in Chemistry, Biological Science and Pharmacy.
The Chemistry subjects shall include (1) General Inorganic Pharmaceutical and Physical Chemistry, (2) Organic and Medical or Pharmaceutical Chemistry, (3) Qualitative, Quantitative and Drug Assaying. The Biological Science subjects shall include (4) Physiology Biochemistry, (5) Microbiology and Public Health, (6) Pharmacology and Toxicology.
The pharmacy subjects shall include (7) Botany and Pharmacognosy, (8) General Pharmacy, (9) Compounding and Dispensing, (10) Physical and Manufacturing Pharmacy, (11) Pharmacy Administration, and (12) Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence and Ethics. The subjects shall be weighed as follows: Chemistry, thirty per cent; Biological Science, twenty per cent; Pharmacy, fifty per cent.
The practical examination shall consist of (1) Identification and Analysis of Drugs, (2) Preparation of Official Pharmaceuticals, (3) Compounding and Dispensing of Prescriptions and fixing of Prices of Prescriptions, and (4) Manufacturing Pharmacy and Quality Control. The practical examination shall be weighed as follows: Identification and Analysis of Drugs, thirty per cent;
Compounding of Official Pharmaceutical Preparations, Dispensing and Fixing of Price of Prescription and Manufacturing Pharmacy and Quality Control, seventy per cent. It shall be the duty of the Board of Pharmacy to prepare the schedules of the theoretical and practical examinations and the syllabus of each subject to be given two months before the dates of the examination wherein they are to be used. SECTION 20. Ratings required.
– In order to pass the examination, a candidate must obtain on the basis of hundred per cent a general average of seventy-five per cent or over in both the theoretical and practical examinations, with no ratings below fifty percent in more than 2 subjects in the theoretical examinations: Provided, that any candidate who passed in the theoretical, may, upon taking a re- examination, repeat only the practical examination and vice-versa:
Provided, further, that any candidate who fails to pass the theoretical and practical examination in three successive attempts shall not be admitted in the fourth examination unless he could present to the Board a certification that he had enrolled and undergone within the year preceding, a pre-board review course from a duly accredited college of Pharmacy. (d) Detailmen Requirements and Qualifications (Art. III, Sec. 12). SECTION 12. Detailmen requirements, qualifications and fees.
– Any person who shall be employed as detailman by any pharmaceutical or drug laboratory or other manufacturers of medical, dental pharmaceutical, biological and veterinary products and by distributors, dealers or wholesalers of said product, doing business directly in the Philippines, shall be required at the beginning of each year, to register with the Board of pharmacy that he is employed as such: a. An applicant for registration shall be, preferably, a graduate of a college of pharmacy.
There shall be an initial fee of twenty pesos upon registration and thereafter fifteen pesos shall be charged annually for renewal. Upon payment of said fees, the proper credential shall be issued to the applicant. b. It shall be incumbent upon the drug establishment referred to in this section to require that detailmen employed or to be employed by them possess the necessary credentials issued by the Board of Pharmacy as provided for herein.
For purposes of this section, a detailman is one who represents any duly authorized manufacturer, dealer, distributor, representative or wholesaler of drugs, pharmaceuticals, biological products and devices, whose primary duty is to introduce or reacquaint a product or products prepared, distributed or made by said manufacturer, dealer, distributor, representative or wholesaler to the physician, dentist, pharmacist, veterinarian or any other qualified person and which form part of their program for promotion by describing its use, composition, action, dosage, administration, contraindication, advantages and other salient information relative to said drug, pharmaceutical, biological product or device. 2.
Interviews of (a) pharmacist, (b) manager, and (c) pharmacy assistant / sales clerk regarding their knowledge as well as their role in the implementation of the following provisions: (a) Reprimand, Suspension or Revocation of pharmacist’s registration certificate a. Pharmacist: • Board certificate must be displayed, if not, there will be a penalty • If the pharmacy is open, there must also be a pharmacist on duty.
If the pharmacist’s board certificate is displayed but there are actually no pharmacist on duty there will be sanctions given. • Any person who will make up false representation to procure a registration certificate as a pharmacist for exchange for another. • There are pharmacist who get paid even if they are not present in the drugstore and if caught by BFAD there will be a revocation of their license because this branch regulates their licenses.
• If the certification was displayed with in the establishment and the pharmacist is not present then there will also be a penalty • Any person who acts as a dummy for the alien pharmacist for the purpose of opening a new drugstore can be imprisoned for 4-6 months but not more than 4 years.
• The pharmacist should renew their license, health certificate and working permit yearly. • penalty, • • Board certificated does not expire but if your license expires, you are not allowed to work with corresponding there are also special provisions for pharmacist working abroad.
The license must be renewed 2 months before it expires. The pharmacist can be sued if the patient or customer did not recieve the right medication require. b. Manager: The manager wasn’t able to give an opinion because of her busy schedule.
c. Pharmacy assistant/sales clerk: Of course we acknowledge and value the pharmacist’s registration certification that’s why we let the pharmacist check the drug before dispensing to make sure that the patient or customer will recieve the correct medication and also of the customer has any question the pharmacist will be the one to counsel the patient especially if the drug concerned is classified under the dangerous drugs. (b) Practice of Pharmacy a. Pharmacist:
• Licensed pharmacist are the ones who are allowed to practice their profession • A pharmacist under the age of 21 are not yet allowed to practice their profession even though they already passed the board exams because the license are only issues once you turn 21. • You’ll be able to get your lisence first before the board certificate depending on the pla.