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Terms used in this chapter shall have the meaning set forth in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
(1) "Commission" means the pharmacy quality assurance commission;
(2) "Department" means the department of health;
(3) "Pharmacist" means a person duly licensed by the commission to engage in the practice of pharmacy;
(4) "Pharmacy" means every place properly licensed by the commission where the practice of pharmacy is conducted;
(5) "Pharmacy ancillary personnel" means pharmacy technicians and pharmacy assistants;
(6) "Pharmacy technician" means:
(a) A person who is enrolled in, or who has satisfactorily completed, a commission-approved training program designed to prepare persons to perform nondiscretionary functions associated with the practice of pharmacy; or
(b) A person who is a graduate with a degree in pharmacy or medicine of a foreign school, university, or college recognized by the commission;
(7) "Pharmacy assistant" means a person registered by the commission to perform limited functions in the pharmacy;
(8) "Practice of pharmacy" means the definition given in RCW 18.64.011;
(9) "Secretary" means the secretary of health or the secretary's designee.


Effective dateSeverability1989 1st ex.s. c 9: See RCW 43.70.910 and 43.70.920.
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