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Bula’s list of immunization FAQs:

Category Subcategory Frequently Asked Question
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Child proof of Vaccination:  What proof of vaccination is required for childhood immunizations?
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Child vaccination schedules: What is the  State’s immunization schedule for children? 
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Healthcare worker immunization schedule: What are the State’s immunization requirements for healthcare workers? 
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Immunization facility/ equipment: What additional requirements relating to facility and equipment exist when vaccinations are administered in the pharmacy setting?
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Immunization off-site: Is off-site administration by pharmacists allowed? 
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Immunization patient screening: Are specific patient screening questions required?  
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Immunization preservative-free:  Are vaccines required to be preservative-free in any circumstances?
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Immunization privacy:  Are there any additional privacy restrictions that apply when a pharmacist is vaccinating a patient?
Immunizations Miscellaneous Vaccine requirements Immunization references: Are any specific reference materials required?
Immunizations Vaccine documents Immunization patient consent: What type of patient consent is required prior to administering immunizations?
Immunizations Vaccine documents Immunization patient documentation: What documents must be provided to the patient?
Immunizations Vaccine documents Immunization record keeping: Are there any additional documentation / record keeping requirements for vaccinations? 
Immunizations Vaccine protocols Immunization - epinephrine: Is a standing order/ protocol/ etc. adequate authority for the pharmacist to prescribe, dispense, and administer emergency medications?
Immunizations Vaccine protocols Immunization - physician oversight:  What type of oversight must a pharmacist performing vaccinations receive? 
Immunizations Vaccine protocols Immunization physicians: What licensure, residency, active practice, and/or location requirements exist for the protocol physician?
Immunizations Vaccine protocols Immunization protocol approval:  Is board notice or approval of the protocol required?  
Immunizations Vaccine protocols Immunization protocols: What clauses are required in an immunization protocol?
Immunizations Vaccine reporting requirements Immunization registry enrollment: Is a pharmacy required to enroll in the state immunization registry? 
Immunizations Vaccine reporting requirements 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?
Immunizations Vaccine reporting requirements Immunization report -  PCP:  Is a pharmacy required to report administration to the patient's primary care physician?  
Immunizations Vaccine reporting requirements Immunization report - adverse event: Does the state require that adverse reactions to vaccines be reported to anyone in addition to VAERS?
Immunizations Vaccine reporting requirements Immunization report - protocol physician: Is a pharmacy required to report administration to the protocol/ authorizing physician?
Immunizations Vaccine reporting requirements Immunization report to state: Which immunizations administered in a pharmacy must be reported to the state? 
Immunizations Vaccine reporting requirements Immunization verify registry:  Is the pharmacy required to check the state registry prior to administering vaccinations to verify patient vaccination history?
Immunizations What vaccines can be administered by a pharmacist? Immunization - vaccines: What vaccines may be administered by a pharmacist?

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