Maine Revised Statutes

§13833. Treatment protocol

The pharmacist shall administer drugs and vaccines in compliance with a treatment protocol established by a practitioner authorized under the laws of this State to order administration of those drugs and vaccines approved by the board. A copy of the treatment protocol must be submitted to the board. At a minimum the treatment protocol must include: [2011, c. 577, §6 (AMD).]

1. Standards.   Standards for observation of the person receiving the drug or vaccine to determine whether the person has an adverse reaction, as adopted in rules by the board;
[ 2011, c. 577, §6 (AMD) .]
2. Procedures.   Procedures to be followed by the pharmacist when administering epinephrine or diphenhydramine, or both, to a person who has an adverse reaction to a vaccine administered by the pharmacist; and
[ 2011, c. 577, §6 (AMD) .]
3. Notification.   Notification to the authorized practitioner who issued the prescription, standing order or protocol under section 13831, subsection 2 of the administration by the pharmacist of the drug or vaccine, or both, within 3 business days.
[ 2011, c. 577, §6 (AMD) .]
2009, c. 308, §3 (NEW). 2011, c. 577, §6 (AMD).