The Texas State Board of Pharmacy application "Agreement for Registration as a Student Pharmacist-Intern" must be completed by each student immediately prior to the first professional year. This form must be completed accurately and honestly, including any explanations required in reference to prior convictions. The Board performs a required criminal history check on every applicant. Failure to fully disclose the information requested, in addition to any history of convictions that the Board of Pharmacy believes could jeopardize public health, may prevent a student from becoming licensed as a student pharmacist-intern. Thus, the student would be unable to complete the requirements for a pharmacy degree and subsequent licensure as a pharmacist. However, the Board of Pharmacy may grant internship status to those with prior convictions under limited circumstances. Cases are handled on an individual basis upon receipt of the application.
Although the College distributes the intern application and verifies the 30-hour minimum requirement, students must recognize that this application is a "contract" directly with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. Thus, students performing internship duties, whether within or outside of the college's curriculum, are directly responsible to the Board for their actions as pharmacist-interns. Discipline of student pharmacist-interns by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy may result in academic penalties.
Students are responsible for notifying TSBP in writing within ten days of a change of address!
Additional information is available in the Office of Student Affairs, PHR 5.112.
Please contact The Texas State Board of Pharmacy at 512/305-8000 for additional information on preceptor rules and regulations.
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