WSR 04-18-087

POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed September 1, 2004, 8:20 a.m. ]


NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF A POLICY STATEMENT


Title of Policy: Best Practice Guidelines -- Verbal Prescriptions.

Issuing Entity: Podiatric Medical Board.

Description: Agree with podiatric policy statement. Policy states the best person to communicate prescription information to a pharmacist is the prescriber or at her/his discretion, a prescriber's employee or a licensed health care provider treating the patient within the scope of their practice.

Effective Date: March 20, 2003.

Contact Person: Arlene Robertson, Program Manager, Health Professions Quality Assurance, Department of Health, P.O. Box 47869, Olympia, WA 98504-7860, (360) 236-4945.

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