ORS 689.015¹
"Practice of pharmacy" defined

The "practice of pharmacy" means the interpretation and evaluation of prescription orders; the compounding, dispensing, labeling of drugs and devices (except labeling by a manufacturer, packer or distributor of nonprescription drugs and commercially packaged legend drugs and devices); the administering of vaccines and immunizations pursuant to ORS 689.645 (Authority to administer vaccines and immunizations); the administering of drugs and devices to the extent permitted under ORS 689.655 (Authority to flush intravenous lines and to administer drugs and medical devices); the participation in drug selection and drug utilization reviews; the proper and safe storage of drugs and devices and the maintenance of proper records therefor; the responsibility for advising, where necessary or where regulated, of therapeutic values, content, hazards and use of drugs and devices; the monitoring of therapeutic response or adverse effect to drug therapy; and the offering or performing of those acts, services, operations or transactions necessary in the conduct, operation, management and control of pharmacy. [1979 c.777 §4; 1999 c.350 §3]

Chapter 689

Notes of Decisions

Board of Pharmacy had authority to adopt rule making drug ephedrine available by prescrip­tion only. Northwest Connec­tion v. Board of Pharmacy, 108 Or App 320, 814 P2d 191 (1991)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of board to require retail price list of prescrip­tion drugs, (1975) Vol 37, p 345; hospital policy requiring pharmacy depart­ment to substitute therapeutically equivalent but not generically identical drugs, (1979) Vol 40, p 145; licensing require­ments for hospital technicians employed by state correc­tional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 689—Pharmacists; Drug Outlets; Drug Sales, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors689.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 689, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­689ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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