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April 10, 2014
OSBP-ISMP Pharmacy Practice Safety Conference. The Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy is hosting a major continuing education program in Oklahoma City aimed at improving patient safety for pharmacists. The program, including lunch and ACPE-accredited continuing education, is being provided without charge to pharmacists to further the Board’s mission of protecting the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Oklahoma.
Educational staff from the Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) will present four (4) hours of ACPE accredited continuing education on the topics of 1) Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices 2) Human Factors Involved in Medication Safety and 3) Improving Medication Safety with High Alert Drugs. The ISMP staff making the presentations will be Dr. Donna Horn, R.Ph., D.Ph., the Director of Patient Safety - Community Pharmacy and Matthew P. Fricker, Jr., M.S., R.Ph., FASHP, ISMP Program Director. Information presented will apply to both community retail pharmacy and hospital pharmacy practices.
The conference will be held on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the Jim Thorpe Museum & Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, 2nd Floor Events Center, 4040 N Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City. Sign-In begins at 11:45. Lunch will be served at 12:00 p.m. and the continuing education program will start immediately after at 12:45 p.m.
The Board has planned for 200 participants for the program, and is accepting reservations on a first-come basis. Pharmacist may email email@example.com with the following information to reserve a spot:
January 29, 2014
December 3, 2013
HYDROCODONE REFILL UPDATE (click to view full document):
September 11, 2013
Band-Aids - Just a Cover-up! by Angela Wall. This article is provided by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and promotes the importance of Oklahoma's Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) and Health Care Professionals working together.
August 12, 2013
The Board has moved! We have moved to our new location at 2920 N Lincoln Boulevard, Ste A, Oklahoma City, OK 73105. Phone numbers remain the same. See Staff for contact numbers.
August 6, 2013
The 2013 Law Book is now available for viewing and download under "Rules". This book contains the unofficial laws and rules pertaining to the practice of pharmacy as effective July 25, 2013. Copies have not been printed but are available through the agency website.
November 1, 2012
Effective November 1, 2012, tramadol and all tramadol-containing products will be classified as Schedule IV in the State of Oklahoma. Pharmacies are required to TAKE AN INVENTORY OF THEIR TRAMADOL PRODUCTS ON NOVEMBER 1ST AND KEEP IT WITH THEIR ANNUAL CDS INVENTORY (inventories do NOT have to be sent to the Board). Make sure that you start submitting all tramadol prescription information to the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) as required per OBNDD rules beginning November 1st as well.
Beginning November 1st:
The pharmacist may have to rewrite the prescriptions for filing purposes. They need to be sure to reference them back properly to the original prescription number.
August 14, 2012
PSE questions & answers for pharmacies selling PSE. (click to view)
July 2, 2012
Letter to Pharmacies about PSE Changes (click to view).
December 14, 2011
In the near future, pharmacists who complete ACPE accredited CPE programs will NOT receive a printed CPE certificate from CPE providers. To receive CPE credit, those pharmacists will first need to register and create an NABP e-Profile with CPE Monitor, if they have not done so already, and provide their unique e-Profile ID and date of birth (mmdd) to the ACPE-accredited CPE provider. If pharmacists wish to receive credit for ACPE accredited programs, they must register at www.MyCPEmonitor.net for their unique e-Profile ID. The ID number is a requirement of ACPE, not the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy. View CE Update for more information.
August 2, 2011
Summary of Standards for Drug Testing effective November 1, 2011 (click here to view). To review full statute please go to
June 16, 2011
Pilot program approved with www.disposemymeds.org. The Board has approved the establishment of a pilot program in conjunction with the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) and the “disposemymeds.org” (DMM) program for the safe disposal of unused/unwanted/expired (UUE) medications. This pilot program will allow Oklahoma in-state licensed pharmacies to establish a drop-off location in their pharmacy for UUE medications, and then dispose of them through the DMM program. (click here to view further details)
January 24, 2011
October 6, 2010
DEA Policy Statement on Role of Agents in Communicating CS Prescriptions:
July 2, 2009
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY the following ID's are allowed in Oklahoma for PSE:
State Issued Driver's License
If, and only if, a patient has none of these types of ID, such as a nursing home patient, then you may use a social security number to submit for PSE and PMP. For the purpose of accepting ID’s, please refer to the following definition: “State” means any state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or foreign nation.
Any questions concerning PSE requirements should be directed to the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics at 405-521-2885.
July 1, 2008 (updated May 4, 2009)
Advanced Practice Nurses with authority to prescribe C-III thru C-V controlled substances can prescribe up to 30 days supply. The 30 days supply may be a combination of the initial fill and a number of refills which adds up to the 30 days supply. For example, a prescription for a 10 day supply could have up to 2 refills which would equal a 30 days supply. This change is a result of a change in the Oklahoma regulations effective July 1, 2008. [Note: Physician's Assistants may prescribe up to a 30 day supply as an individual prescription, but are not allowed to prescribe refills on controlled substances.]
September 15, 2008
Detailed information regarding tamper resistant requirements is available online from OHCA or by requesting a faxed copy from the OHCA Pharmacy Help Desk at 405-522-6205 option 4.
January 1, 2005
Oklahoma's Unused Prescription Drug Program became effective January 1, 2005. Oklahoma Assisted Living Centers wishing to participate in the program may submit an Application for Donation Of Unused Prescription Drugs to the Board. A list of the pharmacies participating in the program will be posted on this website.
Last Modified on 04/10/2014
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