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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 110. Board of Pharmacy
Chapter 40. Regulations Governing Collaborative Practice Agreements

18VAC110-40-40. Content of an agreement and treatment protocol.

A. An agreement shall contain treatment protocols that are clinically accepted as the standard of care within the medical and pharmaceutical professions.

B. The treatment protocol shall describe the disease state or condition, drugs or drug categories, drug therapies, laboratory tests, medical devices, and substitutions authorized by the practitioner.

C. The treatment protocol shall contain a statement by the practitioner that describes the activities the pharmacist is authorized to engage in, including:

1. The procedures, decision criteria, or plan the pharmacist shall follow when providing drug therapy management;

2. The procedures the pharmacist shall follow for documentation; and

3. The procedures the pharmacist shall follow for reporting activities and results to the practitioner.

D. The signatories shall implement a procedure for periodically reviewing and, if necessary, revising the procedures and protocols of a collaborative agreement .

E. If either the practitioner or the pharmacist who is a party to the agreement has a change of location or change of ownership, that person shall notify the other party and all patients who are participants in the collaborative agreement.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400, 54.1-3300, and 54.1-3300.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 17, Issue 7, eff. January 17, 2001; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 3, eff. November 14, 2007.

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