Licensed pharmacist business specification (draft for comment) officially released
[China Pharmaceutical Network Industry News] The State Food and Drug Administration General Administration Pharmacist Qualification Certification Center issued the "Professional Pharmacist Busines...
[China Pharmaceutical Network Industry News] The State Food and Drug Administration General Administration Pharmacist Qualification Certification Center issued the "Professional Pharmacist Business Practices (Draft for Comment)" (hereinafter referred to as "Draft for Comment"). Licensed pharmacist business specification (draft for comment) officially released
The notice shows that the "Professional Pharmacist's Business Practices (Draft for Comment)" is jointly drafted by the State Pharmacy Supervision Center of the State Food and Drug Administration, the China Pharmaceutical Association, the China Non-Prescription Drug Association, and the China Pharmaceutical Business Association. A total of 30 regulations, involving prescription adjustment, medication counseling, pharmacovigilance and health education, are the minimum requirements for practicing pharmacists who provide pharmaceutical services directly to the public in the course of practicing. The process of prescription dispensing, medication tracking, etc. were all explained, and the important role of licensed pharmacists in drug safety monitoring was clarified.
Article 17 of the "Draft for Comment" states that "consultation services should be based on face-to-face language communication, and at the same time provide written materials as much as possible." The following is the full text of the "Draft for Comment":
Licensed Pharmacist Business Practices (Draft for Comment)
Chapter 1 General Provisions Article 1 regulates the business conduct of licensed pharmacists, protects the public from rational use of drugs, and practices excellent pharmaceutical services. According to relevant laws, regulations and policies, the State Food and Drug Administration Licensed Pharmacist Qualification Certification Center, China Pharmaceutical Association, China The Over-the-Counter Drug Association and the China Pharmaceutical Business Association jointly developed this Code.
Article 2 This Code applies to licensed pharmacists who provide pharmaceutical services directly to the public. Licensed pharmacists should be responsible for the use of prescription drugs and be responsible for the guidance of over-the-counter drugs.
Article 3 The business practice of licensed pharmacists refers to the code of conduct that licensed pharmacists should abide by when using pharmacies and other related knowledge, skills and professional qualities to engage in business activities. Business activities include prescription adjustments, medication counseling, pharmacovigilance, and health education.
Article 4 Licensed pharmacists shall be law-abiding, respectful and dedication; comply with ethics and service health; consciously learn and improve their abilities as the basic principle.
Article 5 Licensed pharmacists should plan their own career development, establish the concept of lifelong learning, constantly improve their professional knowledge and skills, improve their ability to practice, and meet the needs of individuals and patients for medication guidance and health services.
Chapter II Prescription Adjustment
Article 6 Prescription adjustments include prescription review and prescription dispensing. The licensed pharmacist should adjust the prescription drugs according to the prescription of the doctor, and the prescription drugs should not be adjusted without the prescription of the doctor. Prescription adjustments should comply with the relevant regulations, regulations, medical insurance system and other regulations. Article 7 A licensed pharmacist shall review the legality of the prescription, including the source of the prescription, the qualification of the doctor, the type of prescription (the prescription for narcotic drugs, the prescription for the second class of psychotropic drugs, the prescription for emergency medicine, the prescription for pediatrics, and the ordinary prescription). A licensed pharmacist must not make a prescription for a prescription that cannot determine its legality.
Article 8 The licensed pharmacist shall examine the normativeness of the prescription, carefully check whether the prescription prescript, the main text and the postscript are complete, whether the writing/printing is clear, whether the prescription is valid, and whether the signature or signature of the doctor is consistent with the written record. Wait. Licensed pharmacists should not adjust the prescription for non-standard prescriptions.
Article 9 Licensed pharmacists shall review the suitability of prescription drugs. For prescriptions where there is an unsuitable condition for medication, the prescribing physician should be informed to request confirmation or re-issuance of the prescription; no substitute medication may be modified or dispensed.
Article 10 After the prescription has passed the examination, the medicine shall be correctly formulated according to the prescription.
(1) arranging one by one according to the order of the drugs on the prescription;
(2) After the drug is matched, check the name, dose, specification, quantity, usage and dosage of the drug with the prescription one by one, and accurately write the label;
(3) Registration of valuable drugs and narcotic drugs, etc., as required;
(4) When the same patient holds more than two prescriptions, they should be allocated one by one to avoid mistakes;
(5) affixing eye-catching labels to drugs requiring special conditions to remind patients to pay attention;
(6) When conditions permit, labels should be attached to each drug packaging, including: name, usage, dosage, storage conditions, etc.;
(7) The packaged bags of traditional Chinese medicine decoction pieces should be marked with the patient's name, dosage, decoction method, precautions, etc.
(8) The trial party, the deployment and the verification of the drug issuer shall be signed or signed at the corresponding prescription.
Article 11 When formulating Chinese Herbal Pieces, the dosage should be based on the method of “equal reduction” and “recovering by dose”. First frying, then lowering, frying, blunting, sputum, and other frying should be separately packaged and indicated.
Article 12 The valuable decoction pieces and medical toxic decoction pieces in the prescription of Chinese herbal medicines shall be double-checked and adjusted. After the deployment is completed, the two persons shall confirm the signature and register the books.
Article 13 Before the issuance of drugs, it shall be checked whether the drugs to be dispensed are the same as the drugs prescribed by the prescription, and the quantity is consistent, with or without mismatch, missing, and more.
Article 14 When dispensing medicines, the delivery target shall be verified, and the medicines shall be handed over to the patient or the patient's family members one by one according to the prescription order, and according to the prescriptions (refer to the drug instructions if necessary), the patients or their families shall be given medication and guidance. The content should include: (1) the name and quantity of the drug;
(2) Reasons for medication;
(3) The dosage, the number of daily service or interval, the course of treatment, especially the requirements for the time of the useful drug, the daily dose, and the special requirements for the same drug, should be specially treated, if necessary, use the drug label; For drugs used when necessary, the maximum amount or maximum amount of the day should be specifically stated;
(4) The method of medication, if necessary, explain how the dose is converted, how to measure it, etc.;
(5) The time when the drug is expected to produce efficacy and the time when the drug effect is maintained;
(6) The treatment method of forgetting or missing medication, paying attention to the patient's medication compliance;
(7) Common adverse reactions of drugs, how to avoid and cope with them;
(8) Skills for self-monitoring drug efficacy;
(9) Storage conditions and the expiration date of the drug, the drugs to be stored in the cold (refrigerator) need special tips;
(10) Decoction method and requirements of traditional Chinese medicine decoction, first decoction, lower decoction, phlegm and other decoction methods and selection of decoction equipment;
(11) How to avoid interactions caused by other drugs or special foods used at the same time and suggestions for lifestyle;
(12) When the patient requests more information on drug treatment, the licensed pharmacist should conduct consulting services.
Article 15 In principle, prescription dispensing should be implemented with a drug matching and reviewing drug double check system. Special circumstances such as emergency and night shifts can be specified separately. (Source: 21st Century Pharmacy)
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