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49 Pa. Code § 27.401. Qualifications for authority.


§ 27.401. Qualifications for authority.

 A pharmacist or pharmacy intern may apply to the Board for authority to administer injectable medications, biologicals and immunizations. A candidate for authority to administer injectable medications, biologicals and immunizations shall meet the following requirements:

   (1)  The pharmacist holds an active license to practice pharmacy or the pharmacy intern holds an active intern registration in this Commonwealth.

   (2)  The pharmacist or pharmacy intern has completed a course of education and training which meets the requirements of §  27.407 (relating to education requirements).

   (3)  The pharmacist or pharmacy intern holds a current basic cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate issued by the American Heart Association, American Red Cross or a similar health authority or professional body approved by the Board.


   The provisions of this §  27.401 amended under sections 4(j), 6(k)(1) and (9) and 9.2(a) of the Pharmacy Act (63 P.S. § §  390-4(j), 390-6(k)(1) and (9) and 390-9.2(a)).


   The provisions of this §  27.401 adopted June 30, 2006, effective July 1, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 3237; amended July 8, 2022, effective July 9, 2022, 52 Pa.B. 3822. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (378274).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  27.12 (relating to practice of pharmacy and delegation of duties); 49 Pa. Code §  27.32 (relating to continuing education); and 49 Pa. Code §  27.403 (relating to conditions for administration).

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