64B16-26.1031: Influenza Immunization Certification Program
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Board proposes the rule amendment in order to incorporate an application form for certification.
SUMMARY: An application for certification will be added to the rule.
SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS: No Statement of Estimated Regulatory Cost was prepared. The Board determined the proposed rule will not have an impact on small business.
Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 465.005 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 465.189 FS.
IF REQUESTED WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE SCHEDULED AND ANNOUNCED IN FAW.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Rebecca R. Poston, Executive Director, Board of Pharmacy/MQA, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C04, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3254
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:
64B16-26.1031 Influenza Immunization Certification Program and Application.
(1) All applications for immunization certification programs shall be made on board approved form DH-MQA 1234, “Immunization Certification Program Application”, effective 04/10, which is hereby incorporated by reference. To obtain an application, contact the Board of Pharmacy at 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C04, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3254 or (850)488-0595, or download the application from the board’s website at http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/pharmacy.
(2) The Board shall approve for initial certification of pharmacist administration of influenza immunizations, programs of study not less than 20 hours that include coursework covering all of the following;
(1) through (14) renumbered (a) through (n) No change.
Successful completion of the certification program must include a successful demonstration of competency in the administration technique and a cognitive examination.
Specific Authority 465.005 FS. Law Implemented 465.189 FS. History–New 3-20-08, Amended________.