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PDFWAC 246-863-040

Foreign-trained applicants.

(1) Applicants whose academic training in pharmacy has been obtained from institutions in foreign countries, wishing to be licensed as pharmacists in the state of Washington shall take and pass the foreign pharmacy graduate equivalency examination prepared by the foreign pharmacy graduate education commission and shall have received an educational equivalency certificate from that commission.
(2) In addition, prior to licensure they shall pass the Washington state board of pharmacy full board examination and meet its internship requirements.
(3) Applicants whose academic training in pharmacy has been obtained from institutions in foreign countries and whose credentials are such that no further education is necessary must earn a total of 1500 intern hours before licensure. The applicant must earn at least 1200 intern hours before taking the full board examination: Provided, That the board may, for good cause shown, waive the required 1500 hours.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and chapter 18.64A RCW. WSR 91-18-057 (Order 191B), recodified as § 246-863-040, filed 8/30/91, effective 9/30/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. WSR 84-03-015 (Order 180), § 360-12-065, filed 1/9/84. Statutory Authority: RCW 69.50.201. WSR 79-04-048 (Order 147, Resolution No. 3-79), § 360-12-065, filed 3/27/79; Order 122, § 360-12-065, filed 9/30/74.]
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