4729-29-06 Institutional policy for consult agreements.

An institutional policy for consult agreements developed pursuant to division (C) of section 4729.39 of the Revised Code must include at least the following criteria:

(A) The appropriate institutional credentialing or privileging procedures for each individual pharmacist prior to the pharmacist acting under any consult agreement;

(B) The credentialing or privileging procedures that delineate an individual pharmacist's scope of privileges when acting under a consult agreement;

(C) An appropriate quality assurance mechanism to ensure that pharmacists who act under a consult agreement do so only within the scope of privileges granted;

(D) A written description for each of the following:

(1) The mechanism to be used for coverage when the consult agreement pharmacist or physician is not physically present;

(2) How the consult agreement will be made in writing;

(3) How the consult agreement shall be communicated to the patient or legal guardian;

(4) How the pharmacist shall document each action taken under the consult agreement;

(5) The methods to be used for the required communication between a pharmacist and physician;

(6) The appropriate methods for terminating a consult agreement.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/26/2008 and 09/26/2013

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 4729.26

Rule Amplifies: 4729.39

Prior Effective Dates: 6/1/2001