New Mexico
Pharmacists Association

Pharmacist Information

Pharmacist Clinician

                                           

NMPhA encourages all of its members to pursue the highest possible levels of practice. Certification as a Pharmacist Clinician is a great way expand the role of pharmacists and enhance patient care. The link below is a report to the Surgeon General discussing how advanced pharmacy practice can improve health system and patient outcomes.

Report to Surgeon General 2011

Ph.C. Physical Assessment Course

Sign up for the Pharmacist Clinician Physical Assessment course.  This 60 hr. ACPE accredited course is offered as a week long training in the Spring each year and in the Fall over 3 weekends in (August, September, October) with a Final OSCE Summative Exam. 

*Check out program schedule in events

Resources

Ph.C. Current Law

BOP Ph.C. Rules and Regulations

Ph.C. CE Requirements

Medical Board Ph.C. Rules and Regulations

Ph.C. Credentialing Committee Forms

Ph.C. Practice Guidelines

Sample Protocol

Prescriptive Authority

Link to pharmacist prescribing rules established by the Board of Pharmacy. The education requirements are different for each prescribing protocol.

http://164.64.110.239/nmac/parts/title16/16.019.0026.htm


Immunization: 2 hours of live CE every two years

    Continuing education:  Any pharmacist exercising prescriptive authority for vaccines shall complete a minimum of 0.2 CEU of live ACPE approved vaccine related continuing education every two years.  Such continuing education shall be in addition to requirements in 16.19.4.10 NMAC.


Emergency Contraception: 2 hours of CE but does not have to be live

 Continuing education:  Any pharmacist exercising prescriptive authority for emergency contraception drug therapy shall complete a minimum of 0.2 CEU of ACPE approved emergency contraception drug therapy related continuing education every two years.  Such continuing education shall be in addition to requirements in 16.19.4.10 NMAC.


Tobacco Cessation: 2 hours of CE but does not have to be live

 Continuing education:  Any pharmacist exercising prescriptive authority for tobacco cessation drug therapy shall complete a minimum of 0.2 CEU of ACPE approved tobacco cessation drug therapy related continuing education every two years.  Such continuing education shall be in addition to requirements in 16.19.4.10 NMAC.


TB Testing:   No additional CE is specified by the Board of Pharmacy

Continuing education:  Any pharmacist exercising prescriptive authority for TB testing shall complete continuing education as specified by the centers for disease control.


Naloxone:  2 hours of live CE every two years

  Continuing education: Any pharmacist exercising prescriptive authority for naloxone drug therapy shall complete a minimum of 0.2 CEU of live ACPE approved naloxone drug therapy related continuing education every two years. Such continuing education shall be in addition to requirements in 16.19.4.10 NMAC.


NMPhA offers all pharmacists in New Mexico the opportunity to be certified in various areas of advanced practice without being a pharmacist clinician. Training programs are offered throughout the year and can be found on our Events page.

Pharmacist Prescribing Statute and Regulations

Current Certifications:

  Vaccination Protocol - August 2015 

Emergency Contraception Protocol           

Tobacco Cessation Protocol 

Tuberculin Skin Test Protocol

Naloxone Protocol 

© New Mexico Pharmacists Association
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software