SB 159 Training - Resources

CSHP played in a critical role in SB 159’s development and write the Title 16 guidelines. Now we are honored to provide the BOP-approved education so pharmacists can help their patients and their communities. Whether or not you are a member of CSHP we can't wait to work together to unleash the power of the pharmacist!

 

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SB 159 Law
View Official Senate Bill 159 Law Here

 

Title 16 section 1747 - Independent HIV Preexposure and Postexposure Prophylaxis Furnishing
  • Prior to independently initiating and furnishing HIV preexposure and/or postexposure prophylaxis to a patient pursuant to Business and Professions Code sections 4052.02 and 4052.03, a pharmacist shall successfully complete a training program approved by the board or provided by a provider accredited by an approved accreditation agency. The training program shall satisfy the following criteria:
    • Each training program shall be specific to the use of HIV preexposure and postexposure prophylaxis, and include at least 1.5 hours of instruction covering, at a minimum, the following areas:
      • HIV preexposure and postexposure prophylaxis pharmacology.
      • Requirements for independently initiating and furnishing HIV preexposure and postexposure prophylaxis contained in Business and Professions Code sections 4052.02 and 4052.03.
      • Patient counseling information and appropriate counseling techniques, including at least, counseling on sexually transmitted diseases and sexual health.
      • Patient referral resources and supplemental resources for pharmacists.
      • Financial assistance programs for preexposure and postexposure prophylaxis, including the Office of AIDS' PrEP Assistance Program (PrEP-AP).
      • Clinical eligibility recommendations provided in the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines defined in Business and Professions Code sections 4052.02(c) and 4052.03(c).
    • The training program shall require the passing of an assessment based on the criteria of (a)(1) with a score of 70% or higher to receive documentation of successful completion of the training program.
  • A pharmacist who independently initiates or furnishes HIV preexposure and/or postexposure prophylaxis pursuant to Business and Professions Code sections 4052.02 and 4052.03 shall maintain documentation of their successful completion of the training program for a period of four (4) years. Documentation maintained pursuant to this subdivision must be made available upon request of the board.

    Note: Authority cited: Sections 4005, 4052.02 and 4052.03, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 4052, 4052.02 and 4052.03, Business and Professions Code; and Section 120972, Health and Safety Code.

 

Resources

 

FAQ Section

  • How to Claim Your CPE Credit
  • Question: Is the certification provided by the CPE Monitor on NABP sufficient to prove I can now furnish PrEP and PEP?
    Answer: Yes!

 

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