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Board of Pharmacy
Mandate 447

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Continuous quality improvement programs in pharmacies
Purpose of legislation
Requires pharmacies to implement a continuous quality improvement program to provide for a systematic, ongoing process of analysis of dispensing errors that uses findings to formulate an appropriate response and to develop or improve pharmacy systems and workflow processes designed to prevent or reduce future errors.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 124 (2011)
VAC chapters to be amended
18 vac 110 - 20 : Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 3496: Continuous quality improvement programs
Latest Stage: Final
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 12/30/2011
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