HB1288 (2008) Detail

Allowing pharmacists to administer influenza vaccines.


CHAPTER 283

HB 1288 – FINAL VERSION

04Jun2008… 1982eba

2008 SESSION

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10/01

HOUSE BILL 1288

AN ACT allowing pharmacists to administer influenza vaccines.

SPONSORS: Rep. Wendelboe, Belk 1; Rep. Rosenwald, Hills 22

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

ANALYSIS

This bill allows licensed pharmacists who meet certain criteria and complete training to administer influenza vaccines to the public.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

04Jun2008… 1982eba

08-2219

10/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT allowing pharmacists to administer influenza vaccines.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

283:1 New Section; Pharmacists; Administration of Influenza Vaccines. Amend RSA 318 by inserting after section 16-a the following new section:

318:16-b Pharmacist Administration of Influenza Vaccines. A pharmacist may administer influenza vaccines to the general public provided all of the criteria in this section have been met. The pharmacist shall:

I. Have earned a Pharm.D. degree and be licensed by the board to practice as a pharmacist in New Hampshire, or hold an unrestricted and current license to practice as a pharmacist in New Hampshire and have held the license for at least 3 years.

II. Possess at least $1,000,000 of professional liability insurance coverage.

III. In order to administer influenza vaccines by injection, have completed training specific to the administering of influenza vaccines by injection that includes programs approved by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or curriculum-based programs from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy or state or local health department programs or programs recognized by the board.

IV. Provide to the board evidence of compliance with paragraphs I-III.

283:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: June 27, 2008

Effective Date: August 26, 2008

Links

HB1288 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1288 Revision: 11487 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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