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§ 1747. Independent HIV Preexposure and Postexposure Prophylaxis Furnishing.

16 CA ADC § 1747BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 17. California State Board of Pharmacy
Article 5. Dangerous Drugs (Refs & Annos)
16 CCR § 1747
§ 1747. Independent HIV Preexposure and Postexposure Prophylaxis Furnishing.
(a) Prior to independently initiating and furnishing HIV preexposure and/or postexposure prophylaxis to a patient pursuant to Business and Professions Code sections 4052.02 and 4052.03, a pharmacist shall successfully complete a training program approved by the board, provided by a provider accredited by an approved accreditation agency, or as part of an equivalent curriculum-based training program completed from a recognized school of pharmacy. The training program shall satisfy the following criteria:
(1) Each training program shall be specific to the use of HIV preexposure and postexposure prophylaxis, and include at least 1.5 hours of instruction covering, at a minimum, the following areas:
(A) HIV preexposure and postexposure prophylaxis pharmacology.
(B) Requirements for independently initiating and furnishing HIV preexposure and postexposure prophylaxis contained in Business and Professions Code sections 4052.02 and 4052.03.
(C) Patient counseling information and appropriate counseling techniques, including at least, counseling on sexually transmitted diseases and sexual health.
(D) Patient referral resources and supplemental resources for pharmacists.
(E) Financial assistance programs for preexposure and postexposure prophylaxis, including the Office of AIDS' PrEP Assistance Program (PrEP-AP).
(F) Clinical eligibility recommendations provided in the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines defined in Business and Professions Code sections 4052.02(c) and 4052.03(c).
(2) The training program shall require the passing of an assessment based on the criteria of (a)(1) with a score of 70% or higher to receive documentation of successful completion of the training program.
(b) A pharmacist who independently initiates or furnishes HIV preexposure and/or postexposure prophylaxis pursuant to Business and Professions Code sections 4052.02 and 4052.03 shall maintain documentation of their successful completion of the training program for a period of four (4) years. Training obtained as part of an equivalent curriculum-based training program, as identified in (a), can be documented by written certification from the registrar or training director of the educational institution or program from which the licensee graduated stating that the training is included within the institution's curriculum required for graduation at the time the pharmacist graduated, or within the coursework that was completed by the pharmacist. Documentation maintained pursuant to this subdivision must be made available upon request of the board.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 4005, 4052.02 and 4052.03, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 4052, 4052.02 and 4052.03, Business and Professions Code; and Section 120972, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 4-30-2020 as an emergency; operative 4-30-2020 (Register 2020, No. 18). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-27-2020 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. For prior history, see Register 83, No. 13.
2. Emergency filed 4-30-2020 extended 60 days (Executive Order N-40-20) plus an additional 60 days (Executive Order N-71-20.) A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 2-26-2021 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. New section refiled 2-25-2021 as an emergency; operative 2-25-2021 (Register 2021, No. 9). Emergency expiration extended 60 days (Executive Order N-40-20) plus an additional 60 days (Executive Order N-71-20). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 9-24-2021 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 2-25-2021 order, including amendment of subsections (a) and (b), transmitted to OAL 4-27-2021 and filed 6-8-2021; amendments operative 6-8-2021 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2021, No. 24).
This database is current through 6/10/22 Register 2022, No. 23
16 CCR § 1747, 16 CA ADC § 1747
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