Pharmacists engaged in an Agreement shall:
Establish and maintain a pharmacist-patient relationship with each patient
receiving services under the Agreement;
(b) Be readily available to the Collaborating
Physician through direct telecommunication for consultation, assistance, and
(c) Collaborate with
physician(s) who agree to be readily available to the pharmacist through direct
telecommunication for consultation, assistance, and collaboration.
(2) In the event the Collaborating
Pharmacist is not readily available, provisions shall be made for a Covering
Pharmacist who is readily available, who is pre-approved by the Board of
Pharmacy, and who is familiar with these rules. The Collaborating Pharmacist
shall certify to the Board of Pharmacy at least annually that any approved
Covering Pharmacist continues to agree to serve in that capacity and shall
inform the Board of Pharmacy of the termination of a Covering Pharmacist within
ten (10) days of the termination.
(3) In the event of an unanticipated,
permanent absence of a Collaborating Pharmacist, a Covering Pharmacist may be
designated as a temporary Collaborating Pharmacist for a period of up to sixty
(60) days. During the sixty (60) day-time period, a new Agreement designating a
new Collaborating Pharmacist should be submitted for approval.
Ala. Admin. Code r.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIX, Issue No. 11, August 31,
2021, eff. 10/15/2021.
Author: Alabama Board of Medical
Code of Ala.
Act 2019-368 (Code of Ala. 1975, §