Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Gary Todd, DPh #9812 – Case No. 1444: Admitted guilt on 12 counts including failing to be familiar with all details of USP compounding standards; failing to ensure preparations are of acceptable strength, quality, and purity; failing to assign the proper BUDs to compounded sterile and nonsterile preparations; failing to ensure that all compounders who compound  pharmaceuticals meet all requirements for training, testing, and education; and failing to have available, follow, and retain written policies and procedures for all steps in the compounding of preparations. $1,800 fine and placed on probation for five years until March 29, 2022. Respondent shall attend a one-day (eight-hour) law seminar in addition to 15 hours of live CE in the calendar year 2017.

Kim Nguyen, DPh #15778 – Case No. 1445: Admitted guilt on nine counts including failing to be familiar with all aspects of USP compounding standards; failing to ensure preparations are of acceptable strength, quality, and purity; failing to ensure appropriate stability evaluation is performed; failure to ensure proper maintenance, cleanliness, and use of all equipment used in a prescription compounding practice; and failing to be proficient in compounding. $900 fine and placed on probation for two years until March 29, 2019. Respondent shall complete 15 hours of Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy-approved USP <797> compounding training before September 29, 2017. Respondent shall attend a one-day (eight-hour) law seminar in addition to 15 hours of live CE in the calendar year 2017.

Caleb Meacham, DPh #14927 – Case No. 1450: Admitted guilt on 53 counts including failing to keep separate records of sales on file and available for inspection; failing to verify all critical processes; compounding a drug preparation that is commercially available in the marketplace or that is essentially a copy of an available FDA-approved drug product; failing to comply with all aspects of USP compounding standards; failing to administer a written test on material referenced in OAC 535:15-10-3 and to require that this test be passed by staff preparing compounded preparations upon initial hire or prior to assignment to compound preparations; compounding a prescription when computer information and the hard copy of the prescription do not indicate that the prescription is to be compounded; misfilling a prescription; giving or selling compounded preparations for resale by prescribers or other persons; failing to oppose any arrangements inimical to public health; and failing to include all required information on the filled prescription label. $15,000 fine and license suspended from May 1 to May 31, 2017. On June 1, 2017, the suspension was lifted and license placed on probation for five years until June 1, 2022. Respondent shall not work as a pharmacist-in-charge while on probation. As of June 1, 2017, respondent shall not do either sterile or nonsterile compounding until June 1, 2018. After June 1, 2018, respondent can request Board staff approval to compound. Respondent shall take and pass the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination® before July 25, 2017. Respondent shall attend a one-day (eight-hour) law seminar in addition to 15 hours of live CE in the calendar years 2017-2022. Respondent shall not have an ownership interest in either a pharmacy or an outsourcing facility

 Cindy Leonard, DPh #15141 – Case No. 1454: Admitted guilt on four counts including failing to comply with all aspects of USP compounding standards; failing to supervise all employees as they relate to the practice of pharmacy; failing to verify all critical processes; and failing to have available written policies and procedures for all steps in the compounding of preparations. $2,000 fine and placed on probation for three years until March 29, 2020. Respondent shall complete 15 hours of Board-approved USP <797> compounding training before September 29, 2017. Respondent shall attend a one-day (eight-hour) law seminar in addition to 15 hours of live CE in the calendar year 2017.

Pascaline Nwokoma, DPh #16869 – Case No. 1455: Admitted to guilt on four counts including failing to establish and maintain effective controls against prescription errors or misfills; receiving a warning notice; and failing to conduct business at all times in conformity with all federal, state, and municipal laws. $2,000 fine and placed on probation for three years until March 29, 2020. Respondent shall complete 15 hours of Board-approved USP <797> compounding training before September 29, 2017. Respondent shall attend a one-day (eight-hour) law seminar in addition to 15 hours of live CE in the calendar year 2017.

Kyala Gross, Technician #21425 – Case No. 1456: Admitted guilt on three counts including committing theft while working as a registrant and possession of a CDS without a valid prescription. Revoked. Samantha Jo McCracken, Technician #21549 – Case No. 1457: Found guilty on three counts including committing theft while working as a registrant and possession of a CDS without a valid prescription. Revoked. Misty D. Stevens, Technician #20051 – Case No. 1458: Neither admits nor denies guilt on five counts including committing theft while working as a registrant; possession of a CDS without a valid prescription; and impersonating a pharmacist. Revoked.

Stacy McCage, Technician #17955 – Case No. 1459: Admitted guilt on three counts including committing theft while working as a registrant and possession of a CDS without a valid prescription. Revoked. Thomas Hill, DPh #11099 – Case No. 1460: Admitted guilt on three counts including making or filing a report or record that he knew or should have known to be false and making a false representation in procuring or attempting to procure a renewal. $1,000 fine and placed on probation for one year until March 29, 2018.

Suzette Chapple, DPh #12434 – Case No. 1461: Admitted guilt on four counts including misfilling a prescription; not attempting to resolve a possible prescription error or situation of potential harm to the patient; and receiving two warning notices. $2,000 fine and placed on probation for three years until March 29, 2020. Respondent shall complete 15 hours of Board-approved USP <797> compounding training before September 29, 2017. Respondent shall attend a one-day (eight-hour) law seminar in addition to 15 hours of live CE in the calendar year 2017.

quoted from July 2017 Oklahoma Board of Pharmacy Newsletter
Post a Comment