Code of the District of Columbia

§ 3–1207.55. Authorized services.

(a) A registered pharmacy technician may provide technical pharmacy-related services, as defined through rulemaking, that do not require professional judgment regarding the preparation and distribution of drugs if the technical services are provided under the direct supervision of a pharmacist licensed under this chapter.

(b) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, a registered pharmacy technician shall not provide the following services:

(1) Drug regimen review;

(2) Clinical conflict resolution;

(3) Prescriber contact, except for receiving authorization of prescription refills;

(4) Therapy modification;

(5) Patient counseling;

(6) Dispensing process validation;

(7) Vaccination or immunization administration;

(8) Receiving a new prescription drug order over the telephone;

(9) Any activity required by law or regulation to be performed only by a pharmacist; or

(10) Any activity for which professional pharmaceutical judgment is required.


(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-99, § 755; as added May 1, 2013, D.C. Law 19-303, § 2(d), 60 DCR 2711.)

Effect of Amendments

The 2013 amendment by D.C. Law 19-303 added this section.