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10/06/2013 update. CAUTION - there are old versions of the candidate information booklet (CIB) that can be found on the internet. Be sure you're referencing the most current version. Here's how to find it.
In the search box, enter "CDR CIB"
In the search results, click on the file ". . . /CDR.CIB.pdf" and there you have it!
For your quick reference, here's the CDR CIB: http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/servop/testing/documents/CDR.CIB.pdf
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Florida Certified Designated Representative (CDR)
New Candidate Information Booklet:
The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation - Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics Program has posted a new version of the Candidate Information Booklet (CIB), effective July 25, 2013.
All prescription drug wholesale distributor and out-of-state prescription drug wholesale distributor permittees and applicants must designate in writing at least one natural person to serve as the designated representative for a given establishment. Such person must have an active certification from the department (a “certified designated representative” or “CDR”).
A CDR candidate must receive a passing score of at least 75 percent on an examination given by the department regarding federal laws governing distribution of prescription drugs and this part and the rules adopted by the department governing the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs (the “CDR examination”).
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Glossary - Exemptee & Designated Representative
Computer Based Training (CBT)
This is closely related to other e-learning or eLearning terms, such as: online training, web-based training (WBT), internet-based training (IBT), digital training, virtual training, e-training (technology based traiing, TBT). e-learning refers to all forms of electronically supported learning and teaching.
A California designated representative is an individual who performs clerical, inventory control, housekeeping, delivery, maintenance, or similar functions related to the distribution or dispensing of dangerous drugs or dangerous devices.
An individual approved by the board to provide sufficient and qualified supervision of a third-party logistics provider’s place of business. The designated representative-3PL shall protect the public health and safety in the handling, storage, warehousing, distribution, and shipment of dangerous drugs and dangerous devices. (CA BOP).
Also referred to as eLearning. A wide set of applications and processes, such as Web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classrooms, and digital collaboration.
A California exemptee is an employee that meets the required knowledge and training mandated by California Health and Safety Code 111656.4.
Home Medical Device Retailer (HMDR) Licensing Program. This Program licenses all California and Out-of-State facilities and businesses who supply medical devices or durable medical equipment for use in the home to treat acute or chronic illnesses or injuries.
California law defines a “manufacturer” as any person who prepares, derives, produces, compounds, or repackages any drug or device except a pharmacy that manufactures on the immediate premises where the drug or device is sold to the ultimate consumer. (B&P § 4033(a), (b), (c); see also H&S § 109970.)
SOP is the abbreviation for Standard Operating Procedures. Both the Board of Pharmacy and the HMDR require SOPS.
Under California law, a “wholesaler” is any person who acts as a wholesale merchant, broker, jobber, customs broker, reverse distributor, agent, or a nonresident wholesaler, who sells for resale, or negotiates for distribution, or takes possession of, any dangerous drug or device. (B&P § 4043(a).)
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