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10.34.32.00.htm 10.34.32.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 34 BOARD OF PHARMACY Chapter 32 Pharmacist Administration of Vaccinations Authority: Health Occupations Article, §12-101, 12-102(b) 12-508, and 12-6A-10, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.34.32.01.htm 10.34.32.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter does not limit or affect the right of an individual to practice a health occupation that the individual is authorized to practice.
10.34.32.02.htm 10.34.32.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Board" means the State Board of Pharmacy.. 2) "Pharmacist" means an individual who practices pharmacy regardless of the location where the activities of practice are performed.3) "Pharmacy" means an establishment holding a permit under Health Occupations Article, §12-401, Annotated Code of Maryland.4) "Pharmacy permit holder" means a person authorized by the Board to opera
10.34.32.03.htm 10.34.32.03. 03 Requirements to Administer Vaccinations.. A. Registration.. 1) A licensed pharmacist shall submit a registration to the Board on the form that the Board requires.2) The registration form shall include verification from the licensed pharmacist of the following:. a) Successful completion of a certification course approved by the Board of Pharmacy that includes the current guidelines and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding vaccinations; and
10.34.32.04.htm 10.34.32.04. 04 Training Program Requirements.. In order to administer vaccinations, the Board shall assure that any course that it approves contains at a minimum the following elements:A. Responses to an emergency situation as a result of the administration of a vaccination;. B. Administration of intramuscular and subcutaneous injections and intranasal vaccination;. C. Record-keeping and reporting requirements; and. D. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and Centers for Disease Con
10.34.32.05.htm 10.34.32.05. 05 Record Keeping.. A. The pharmacy permit holder shall maintain documentation in the pharmacy from which the vaccine was administered for a minimum of 5 years that includes:1) The name, address, and date of birth of the individual receiving the vaccination;. 2) The date of administration and route and site of vaccinations;. 3) The name, dose, manufacturer’s lot number, and expiration date of the vaccine;. 4) The name and address of the primary health care provider of the individu
10.34.32.06.htm 10.34.32.06. 06 Patient Information and Consent.. A. Every patient receiving a vaccination shall be provided with a current vaccine information statement.B. Every patient receiving a vaccination shall:. 1) Sign a consent form consenting to the administration of the vaccine; and. 2) Be given a copy of the consent form for the patient's future reference.. C. The consent form shall disclose the credentials of the pharmacist administering the vaccination..
10.34.32.07.htm 10.34.32.07. 07 Approved Protocols.. A. A pharmacist shall have and maintain a written protocol for any vaccine to be administered, including influenza vaccination.B. The pharmacist shall administer vaccinations in accordance with the written protocol.. C. The written protocol for each vaccine shall contain at least the following elements:. 1) Identity and license number of the participating pharmacist;. 2) Vaccine;. 3) Precautions to vaccine use;. 4) Contraindications to vaccine use;.
10.34.32.08.htm 10.34.32.08. 08 Fees.. Fees charged for the administration of vaccinations may not exceed $50 in addition to the cost of each vaccination.
10.34.32.9999.htm 10.34.32.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―07 adopted as an emergency provision effective December 16, 2005 (33:1 Md. R. 34) adopted permanently effective April 24, 2006 (33:8 Md. R. 734)Regulation .03A amended effective July 2, 2007 (34:13 Md. R. 1151). Regulation .08 adopted effective July 2, 2007 (34:13 Md. R. 1151) ―. Chapter revised effective August 1, 2009 (36:15 Md. R. 1167). Regulation .03 amended as an emergency provision effective October 1, 2011
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