Delegates from the member boards of pharmacy adopted seven resolutions during the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) 105th Annual Meeting, held May 16-19, 2009, in Miami, FL. The resolutions addressed such timely issues as national standards for pharmacy technician educational and training programs; electronic prescribing software standards and data storage; over-prescribing and excessive use of controlled substances and other prescription medications; valid patient-practitioner relationships; and national standards for prescription monitoring programs. In addition, delegates passed a resolution addressing the definition of the term administrative officer for the purposes of NABP governance. One recognition resolution was also passed.
The complete text of the resolutions will be available on the NABP Web site, www.nabp.net, at the end of May 2009, and will also be published in the forthcoming special Annual Meeting issue of the NABP Newsletter.