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Emergency Rules Released

Wednesday, June 10, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Tijonne Edmond
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The following Emergency Alerts were released on June 9, 2015:

Department of Health and Hospitals: Board of Pharmacy - Compounding for Office use for Veterinarians (LAC 46:LIII.2535)

  • Released by the Department of Health and Hospitals
  • Effective June1, 2015
  • The Louisiana Board of Pharmacy is exercising the emergency provisions of the
    Administrative Procedure Act to amend its rules governing the compounding of drugs by pharmacies, to restore the capability of pharmacies to compound preparations intended for administration by veterinarians without the necessity of a patient - specific prescription
  • The board now seeks to amend its rules to authorize pharmacies to compound drugs for
    office use for veterinarians only and not for human use.
  • View the full Emergency Rule here.

 

Department of Health and Hospitals: Board of Pharmacy - Electronic Signature on Facsimile Prescription(LAC 46:LIII.2511)

 

  • Released by the Department of Health and Hospitals
  • Effective June 27, 2015
  • The Department of Health and Hospitals has discontinued the use of physician delegation forms in intermediate care facilities and home and community - based settings. Unlicensed personnel must now complete minimum training requirements in order to administer medication to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • The Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities, seeks to extend the certification period for
    certified medication attendants to two years effective June 27, 2015
  • View the full Emergency Rule here.


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