CHAPTER 247

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 347

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 25, TITLE 24, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO RENEWAL OF LICENSES TO PHARMACISTS AND TO ASSISTANT PHARMACISTS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Section 2525, Chapter 25, Title 24, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new subsection (d) to read as follows:

"(d) Commencing January 1, 1986, no renewal certificates shall be issued to a pharmacist pursuant to this section unless such pharmacist has submitted proof to the Board of the required number of continuing education units obtained through the satisfactory completion of an accredited program of continuing professional education during the period prescribed by Board regulation. The number of continuing education units, (CEU'S), required for relicensure shall not exceed 3 CEU'S during any biennial registration. One CEU is equivalent to 10 hours of continuing education. Any continuing education program that is currently approved by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education will automatically qualify for continuing education credit. The Board shall renew the license of a pharamcist who has completed a recognized alternative program of compliance. Alternative programs may include any other program which the Board deems equivalent to completing required continuing education units."

Approved April 23, 1984.