PDFWAC 246-867-030

Reporting and freedom from liability.

(1) Reporting.
(a) If any pharmacist or pharmacy owner knows or suspects that a pharmacist is impaired by chemical dependence, mental illness, physical incapacity, or other factors, that person shall report any relevant information to a pharmacy recovery assistance program or to the board.
(b) If a person is required by law to report an alleged impaired pharmacist to the board, the requirement is satisfied when the person reports the pharmacist to a board-approved and contracted pharmacist recovery assistance program.
(2) Any person who in good faith reports information concerning a suspected impaired pharmacist to a pharmacy recovery assistance program or to the board shall be immune from civil liability.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and chapter 18.64A RCW. WSR 91-18-057 (Order 191B), recodified as § 246-867-030, filed 8/30/91, effective 9/30/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. WSR 90-03-054 (Order 025), § 360-15-040, filed 1/17/90, effective 2/17/90.]