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Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician License Renewals 2021

January 1 @ 12:00 am - February 28 @ 12:00 am

DC Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician
License Renewal
It’s that time again! Pharmacist and pharmacy technician
license renewal is due on February 28, 2021. The portal for
renewals opened on January 1, 2021. The renewal link
is posted on the Board website. In this renewal cycle,
pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be required to
include a National Association of Boards of Pharmacy®
e-Profile ID number. If you do not already have one, create
an e-Profile for no charge by visiting dashboard.nabp
.pharmacy.
The license renewal fee for a pharmacist is $310, and $50
for vaccination and immunization authority. All renewals
require an additional $50 for a criminal background check
name search. The technician renewal fee is $50, with an
additional $50 for the completion of a required criminal
background check name search.
Pharmacist renewal requirements for this year include
registration with the DC Prescription Drug Monitoring
Program. If you have not registered yet, please register
and create your account at districtofcolumbia.pmpaware
.net/login.

Pharmacists are also required to have completed 40
continuing education (CE) hours during the renewal period
(March 1, 2019 – February 28, 2021). Of those 40 hours:
♦ At least two hours in human immunodeficiency virus
(HIV)
♦ At least two hours in medication/dispensing errors
♦ At least two hours in cultural competency or
specialized clinical training focusing on patients
or clients who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender, gender non-conforming, queer
(LGBTQ), or question their sexual orientation or
gender identity and expression
For this renewal period (March 1, 2019 – February 28,
2021,) the live hours requirement will be waived.
Pharmacists with vaccination and immunization
the certificate will also need two hours of CE on immunizations.
Technicians are required to complete a total of 20 CE
hours, which must consist of:
♦ At least two hours in pharmacy law
♦ At least two hours in medication safety
♦ At least two hours in cultural competency or
specialized clinical training focusing on patients or
clients who identify as LGBTQ, or question their
sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.

Link to Pharmacy license renewal information

 

(Information is taken from December 2020 Issue of the District of Columbia Board of Pharmacy Newsletter, DC Vol.9, No.4)

Details

Start:
January 1 @ 12:00 am
End:
February 28 @ 12:00 am

Venue

DC United States