24.174.605 FOREIGN INTERN REQUIREMENTS
(1) A graduate of a foreign school of pharmacy seeking licensure to practice as a pharmacy intern in the state of Montana shall:
(a) submit proof of a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC) Certification from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), which includes the following:
(i) Test of Spoken English (TSE);
(ii) Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); and
(iii) Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Exam (FPGEE);
(b) achieve NABP minimum passing scores on all tests and examinations;
(c) have an internship practice site identified and that practice site must be a licensed pharmacy in good standing with the board; and
(d) have an internship preceptor identified and that preceptor must:
(i) be a licensed pharmacist in good standing with the board; and
(ii) be a registered preceptor in good standing with the board.
(2) The intern and their preceptor must appear before the board.
(3) The intern shall comply with the internship requirements as set forth in ARM 24.174.602.
(4) A graduate of a foreign school of pharmacy must complete 1500 hours of internship in the United States in order to be eligible for pharmacist licensure in Montana.
History: 37-1-131, 37-7-201, MCA; IMP, 37-7-201, MCA; NEW, 2007 MAR p. 1936, Eff. 11/22/07; AMD, 2017 MAR p. 1653, Eff. 9/23/17.