(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
(b) Possession of an active certification in basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation obtained through in-person classroom instruction.
(3) A registration authorizing a licensed pharmacist to administer vaccinations expires with the expiration of the license to practice pharmacy unless the licensed pharmacist has completed:
(a) Four hours of continuing education credits related to vaccinations; and
(b) All other requirements for licensure renewal.
(4) A licensed pharmacist may not administer vaccinations until the licensed pharmacist receives a written confirmation from the Board accepting the licensed pharmacist's registration.
B. A licensed pharmacist may administer an influenza vaccination to an individual who is 9 years old or older in accordance with a protocol that meets the requirements of Regulation .07 of this chapter.
B-1. A licensed pharmacist may only administer a vaccination that is listed in the Centers for Disease Control and Preventionís recommended immunization schedule to an individual who:
(1) Is between 11 years old and 18 years old; and
(2) Has a prescription from an authorized prescriber.
B-2. Except as provided in §§B and B-1 of this regulation, a licensed pharmacist may administer to an adult a vaccination in accordance with a protocol that meets the requirements of Regulation .07 of this chapter that is:
(1) Listed in the Center for Disease Control and Preventionís Recommended Immunization Schedule; or
(2) Listed in the Center for Disease Control and Preventionís Health Information for International Travel.
C. A pharmacist shall report to the ImmuNet Program established under Health-General Article, §18-109, Annotated Code of Maryland, a vaccination administered by the pharmacist to an individual.
D. A pharmacist shall:
(1) Have proof of active certification in basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation readily available.
(2) Provide the patient with a vaccine information statement issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention;
(3) Obtain a signed consent form from the patient or custodial parent; and
(4) Observe the patient for a period of at least 15 minutes after administration of the vaccine for adverse effects including syncope.
E. A pharmacy student in a Pharmacy Experiential Program, who has successfully completed a Board-approved certification course, may administer vaccinations under direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist who meets requirements in §A of this regulation.