Pharmacy - Article 137

Article 137- Pharmacy 
Applicable to school nursing regarding non-patient specific orders

Section 6801- Definition of practice of pharmacy.
1. A licensed pharmacist may execute a non-patient specific regimen prescribed or ordered by a licensed physician or certified nurse practitioner, pursuant to rules and regulations promulgated by the commissioner. When a licensed pharmacist administers an immunizing agent, he or she shall:

a. report such administration to the patient's attending primary health care practitioner or practitioners, if any, pursuant to rules and regulations of the commissioner;
b. provide information to the patient on the importance of having a primary health care practitioner, developed by the commissioner of health; and
c. report such administration, absent of any individually identifiable health information, to the department of health in a manner required by the commissioner of health.

Page Updated 12/29/21