Hawaii Revised Statutes 461-11.4 Vaccinations; Children

§461-11.4 Vaccinations; children. (a) A pharmacist may administer a vaccine to persons between fourteen and seventeen years of age pursuant to a valid prescription. The pharmacist shall verify that the prescriber or the prescriber's authorized agent is the patient's medical home.

(b) After the vaccination is administered, the pharmacist shall immediately provide to the patient a vaccination record including the following information:

(1) The patient's name and date of birth;

(2) The type of vaccine administered; and

(3) The date and location that the vaccine was administered.

(c) The pharmacist shall provide within seventy-two hours to the medical home and within five business days to the department of health immunization registry the same information provided to the patient pursuant to subsection (b) as well as the following:

(1) The name of the vaccine product that was administered, including the manufacturer, lot number, and expiration date;

(2) The method of administration; and

(3) The anatomical site of administration.

(d) All pharmacists who administer vaccines to persons between the ages of fourteen and seventeen years shall complete a training program approved by the Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education for which a certificate of completion is issued. The pharmacist shall complete the training program and submit the completion certificate for the training program to the board prior to administering any vaccine to persons between the ages of fourteen and seventeen years.

(e) For the purposes of this section, "medical home" means the primary care physician who, working in collaboration with the family, oversees the acute, chronic, and preventive health needs of the patient in a comprehensive, coordinated, and continuous fashion. [L 2012, c 42, §2; am L 2015, c 36, §3]

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