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New Immunization Rules Effective October 19th

On May 31, 2007 Governor Strickland signed SB 58 into law which expands the pharmacy practice act to allow trained pharmacists to administer adult vaccines for prevention of diphtheria, pertussis and meningitis. In addition, pharmacists may administer influenza vaccines to individuals 14 years of age or older, and trained pharmacy interns may administer influenza vaccines to persons 18 years of age or older. Pharmacists may also administer epinephrine and diphenhydramine in emergency situations resulting from adverse reactions to immunizations administered by the pharmacist or pharmacy intern. New rules for immunization courses, protocols, record-keeping and pharmacy intern professional functions became effective October 19. (For full text showing changes, see Rules Effective October 19, 2007 under "What's New" on the Pharmacy Board's homepage $$Link
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October 30, 2014
11:00AM

Live Webinar: Required OSHA Training for Immunizing Pharmacists 11 a.m.

November 7, 2014
10:00AM

Live Webinar: Required OSHA Training for Immunizing Pharmacists 10 a.m.

November 12, 2014
1:00-4:20PM

Pharmacy Financials: Tax Planning & Budgeting CE Program – Wednesday, Nov 12

OPA’s offices, 2674 Federated Blvd, Columbus

November 18, 2014
8:30AM-6:00PM

Community Pharmacy Advocacy Summit 2014

Ohio Statehouse and Athletic Club of Columbus

November 20, 2014
8:00AM-2:30PM

Pharmacist Training Program for Adult Immunizations