Bula offers hundreds of the most frequently asked pharmacy law questions and answers pertaining to an assortment of topics, including immunizations. If you or your organization want to stay on top of what you need to do to maintain compliance in the pharmacy industry, you’ve come to the right place. Bula offers answers to all of our FAQs across all 50 states, D.C. and federal with quick and long answers, while citing and linking to the specific supporting legislation within Bula.

With your Bula Immunization FAQ subscription, you have access to the answers across all jurisdictions at your finger tips. At any time, you can get the answers you need.

  1. Immunization off-site: Is off-site administration by pharmacists allowed?

  2. Immunization references: Are any specific reference materials required?

  3. Immunization privacy: Are there any additional privacy restrictions that apply when a pharmacist is vaccinating a patient?

  4. Immunization facility/ equipment: What additional requirements relating to facility and equipment exist when vaccinations are administered in the pharmacy setting?

  5. Immunization preservative-free: Are vaccines required to be preservative-free in any circumstances?

  6. Immunization registry opt-out: If the pharmacy is required to report to either the protocol physician, the PCP, or the state, must the pharmacist either require patients to affirmatively opt-in, or give patients opportunity to opt-out?

  7. Immunization report to state: Which immunizations administered in a pharmacy must be reported to the state?

  8. Immunization verify registry: Is the pharmacy required to check the state registry prior to administering vaccinations to verify patient vaccination history?

  9. Immunization registry enrollment: Is a pharmacy required to enroll in the state immunization registry?

  10. Immunization report - adverse event: Does the state require that adverse reactions to vaccines be reported to anyone in addition to VAERS?

  11. Immunization report - protocol/pcp physician: Is a pharmacy required to report administration to the protocol physician or the patient's PCP?

  12. Immunization patient consent: What type of patient consent is required prior to administering immunizations?

  13. Immunization patient documentation: What documents must be provided to the patient?

  14. Immunization record keeping: Are there any additional documentation / record keeping requirements for vaccinations?

  15. Immunization - epinephrine: Is a standing order/ protocol/ etc. adequate authority for the pharmacist to prescribe, dispense, and administer emergency medications?

  16. Immunization - physician oversight: What type of oversight must a pharmacist performing vaccinations receive?

  17. Immunization physicians: What licensure, residency, active practice, and/or location requirements exist for the protocol physician?

  18. Immunization protocols: What does the state require for an immunization protocol?

  19. Immunization - vaccines: What vaccines may be administered by a pharmacist?

  20. Immunizations by Interns: May a licensed intern administer vaccines?

  21. CPR for immunization: What type of CPR certification is required before administering vaccines?

  22. Immunization training: What are the training requirements for administering vaccines?

  23. Immunization additional registration / certification: Does the pharmacist need to register with the Board before administering vaccines?

FAQ answers include:

  • Links to supporting legislation within Bula

  • A quick answer

  • A longer detailed answer

  • Answers across all 52 jurisdictions

  • The ability to download the questions with answers as an Excel Workbook file

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About Bula

Bula is a software solution that empowers clients by delivering simplified intelligence in an accurate, timely and meaningful manner. It tracks pharmacy bills, regulations, sub-regulations, rules and policies in all 52 jurisdictions. Bula helps clients stay current in a simple and effective way, so they can effectively anticipate and navigate changes in regulation, evaluate and manage risk, stay in compliance, avoid large fines, and preserve customer trust.

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