§ 63-10-201 Short Title
§ 63-10-202 Practice of Pharmacy
§ 63-10-203 Statement of Purpose
§ 63-10-204 Definitions
§ 63-10-205 Consultation on Drugs by Board to Department of Health
§ 63-10-206 Sale of Nonprescription Drugs and Devices
§ 63-10-207 Dispensing of Medication Prior to Authorization
§ 63-10-208 Penalty for Violation
§ 63-10-209 Distribution of Drugs or Drug Samples by Manufacturer’s Representative — Distribution of Free Samples
§ 63-10-210 Registration Fees for Out-of-State Pharmacies Mailing Into Tennessee
§ 63-10-211 Consortia for Bulk Purchases Authorized
§ 63-10-212 Confidentiality of Information Entrusted to Pharmacist
§ 63-10-213 Legibility of Prescriptions
§ 63-10-214 Centralized Prescription Processing — Licensing — Rules
§ 63-10-215 Transfer of Prescriptions to Another Prescription Form
§ 63-10-216 Compounding Pharmacies
§ 63-10-217 Collaborative Pharmacy Practice Agreements
§ 63-10-218 Professional Judgment in Dispensing of Varying Quantities of Medication Not to Exceed Ninety-Day Supply — Exclusion of Controlled Substances
§ 63-10-219 Provision of Hormonal Contraceptives
§ 63-10-220 Facilities Engaging in Distribution of Dialysate and Devices for Home Use
§ 63-10-221 Medication Therapy Management — Standards
§ 63-10-222 Medication Therapy Management Pilot Program — Reporting of Costs and Patient Outcomes
§ 63-10-223 Agreement Limiting Ability of Pharmacist to Discuss Issue Related to Dispensing of Controlled Substance With Patient Void and Unenforceable

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 63 > Chapter 10 > Part 2 - Pharmacy Practice

  • Administer: means the direct application of a drug to a patient or research subject by injection, inhalation, ingestion, topical application or by any other means. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
  • Board: means the Tennessee board of pharmacy. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Collaborative pharmacy practice agreement: is a written and signed agreement entered into voluntarily between one (1) or more licensed pharmacists in this state, and one (1) or more prescribers licensed in this state, each of whom is in active practice in this state providing patient care services in this state, that provides for collaborative pharmacy practice, as defined by law. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
  • Compounding: means the preparation, mixing, assembling, packaging or labeling of a drug or device:
    1. As the result of a prescription order or initiative based on the prescriber-patient-pharmacist relationship in the course of professional practice. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
    2. Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    3. Controlled substance: means a drug, substance or immediate precursor identified, defined or listed in title 39, chapter 17, part 4 and title 53, chapter 11. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
    4. Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
    5. delivery: means the actual, constructive or attempted transfer from one person to another whether or not there is an agency relationship. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
    6. Device: means an instrument, apparatus, implement, machine, contrivance, implant, in vitro reagent or other similar or related article, including any component part or accessory, that is required under federal or state law to be ordered or prescribed by a person duly authorized. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
    7. Dietary supplement: means a product, other than tobacco, intended to supplement the diet that bears or contains one (1) or more of the following ingredients: a vitamin, mineral, herb or other botanical, amino acid, dietary substance for use by humans to supplement the diet by increasing the total dietary intake, or a concentrate, metabolite, constituent, extract or combination of any of these ingredients and any other products designated as dietary supplements by federal or state law. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
    8. Director: means the director of the health related boards. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
    9. Dispense: means preparing, packaging, compounding or labeling for delivery and actual delivery of a prescription drug, nonprescription drug or device in the course of professional practice to a patient or the patient's agent, to include a licensed health care practitioner or a health care facility providing services or treatment to the patient or patients, by or pursuant to the lawful order of a prescriber. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
    10. distribution: means the sale, purchase, trade, delivery, handling, storage, or receipt of a product or the arrangement of the sale, purchase, trade, delivery, handling, storage, or receipt of a product through third parties. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
    11. Distributor: means a person engaged in the distribution of drugs or devices. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
    12. Division: means the division of health related boards. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
    13. Drug: means any of the following:
      1. Articles recognized as drugs or drug products in any official compendium or supplement thereto. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
      2. Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
      3. Executive director: means the executive director of the Tennessee board of pharmacy. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
      4. Label: means any written, printed or graphic matter on the immediate container of a drug or device. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
      5. Labeling: means the process of affixing all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter:
        1. Upon any article or any of its containers or wrappers. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        2. Licensure: means the process by which an agency of government grants permission to an individual to engage in a given occupation upon finding that the applicant has attained the minimal degree of competency necessary to ensure that the public health, safety and welfare will be reasonably protected. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        3. Manufacturer: means any person, except a pharmacist compounding in the normal course of professional practice, engaged in the commercial production, preparation, propagation, conversion or processing of a drug, either directly or indirectly, by extraction from substances of natural origin or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or both, and includes any packaging or repackaging of a drug or the labeling or relabeling of its container and the promotion and marketing of such drugs or devices. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        4. Medical order: means a lawful order of a prescriber for a specific patient that may or may not include a prescription order, such orders subject to rules and regulations as may be promulgated from time to time by the respective boards that license the persons who are authorized to prescribe drugs. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        5. Medication therapy management program: means the distinct pharmacist-provided service or group of services that optimize therapeutic outcomes for individual patients. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        6. Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        7. Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
        8. Nonprescription drug: means a drug that may be sold or dispensed without a prescription and that is labeled and packaged in compliance with applicable state or federal law. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        9. Outsourcing facility: means a facility engaged in the compounding of sterile drugs that has elected to register as an outsourcing facility with the U. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        10. Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
        11. Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
        12. Patient education: means the communication of information to the patient or caregiver by the pharmacist. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        13. Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation and the state, its departments, agencies and employees, and the political subdivisions of Tennessee and their departments, agencies and employees, except the department of health and local health departments. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        14. Pharmacist: means an individual health care provider licensed by the state, pursuant to parts 4-6 of this chapter, to practice the profession of pharmacy. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        15. Pharmacist-in-charge: means the supervisory pharmacist who has the authority and responsibility for compliance with laws and rules pertaining to the practice of pharmacy at the practice site of the pharmacist-in-charge. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        16. Pharmacy: means a location licensed by this state where drugs are compounded or dispensed under the supervision of a pharmacist, as defined in the rules of the board and where prescription orders are received or processed. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        17. Pharmacy intern: means an individual enrolled in or a graduate of a recognized school or college of pharmacy under rules established by the board who is serving a period of time of practical experience under the supervision of a pharmacist, as defined in the rules of the board. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        18. Pharmacy technician: means an individual who is specifically trained and designated to assist pharmacists in the practice of pharmacy. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        19. Practice of pharmacy: means a patient-oriented health service profession in which pharmacists interact and consult with patients and other health care professionals to enhance patients' wellness, prevent illness, and optimize outcomes. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        20. Prescriber: means an individual authorized by law to prescribe drugs. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        21. Prescription drug: means a drug that under federal or state law is required to be dispensed only pursuant to a prescription order or is restricted to use by prescribers and that under federal law must be labeled with either the symbol "Rx only" or the statement "Caution: Federal law restricts this drug to use by, or on the order of, a licensed veterinarian". See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        22. Prescription order: means and includes any order, communicated through written, verbal, or electronic means by a physician, certified physician assistant, pharmacist in accordance with a collaborative pharmacy practice agreement pursuant to this section, dentist, veterinarian, optometrist authorized pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        23. Quality assurance program: means a system for identifying problems in patient care that are resolved via administrative, clinical or educational actions to ensure that final products and outcomes meet applicable specifications. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        24. Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        25. signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        26. State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        27. Third-party logistics provider: means a person who provides or coordinates warehousing or other logistics services of a drug or device on behalf of a manufacturer, wholesale distributor, or dispenser of the drug or device, but does not take ownership of the drug or device, nor has responsibility to direct the sale or disposition of the drug or device. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        28. United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        29. Wholesale distribution: means the distribution of a drug or device to persons other than the patient or consumer, or the receipt of a drug or device by persons other than the patient or consumer. See Tennessee Code 63-10-204
        30. written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        31. Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105