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In Tennessee, an Institutional Pharmacy setting, a prescription order that is ordered and administered before the pharmacist’s review; such order shall be reviewed by a pharmacist no later than 72 hours.

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In Tennessee, an Institutional Pharmacy setting, a prescription order that is ordered and administered before the pharmacist’s review; such order shall be reviewed by a pharmacist no later than 72 hours.

False, [Rules of the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy 1140-4-.04].

A pharmacist shall review all prescription orders before the drug is first dispensed. In the event that medications available in the institutional facility are ordered and administered before the pharmacist’s review, the order shall be reviewed by a pharmacist in a timely manner (No time limit such as within 72 hours).

The pharmacist shall have access to the patient’s medical record.

The original order must be maintained in a readily retrievable manner according to the pharmacy practice site policy for at least two (2) years from the date of its issuance.