Whenever a pilot is prescribed or stops using either a new dosage of a medication or a new medication, the pilot must submit that information within 10 days to the physician appointed by the Board of Pilot Commissioners who has the pilot's prescribed medication list (that was previously submitted to the same Board of Pilot Commissioners appointed physician for the pilot's physical examination determining fitness for duty). Whenever the physician receives the updated information, the physician must determine whether the medication change affects the pilot's fitness for duty.
No person shall dispense, dangerous drugs or dangerous devices on the Internet to any person in California without prescription based on an examination, if the dispenser either knew or reasonably should have known that the prescription was not issued pursuant to a good faith prior examination of a human or animal, or if the person or entity did not act in accordance with Section 1761 of Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations.
A pharmacist, registered nurse, licensed vocational nurse, licensed psychiatric technician or other healing arts licentiate, if authorized by administrative regulation and employed by a health care facility, may orally or electronically send a prescription to the furnisher.
A pharmacist, registered nurse, licensed vocational nurse, licensed psychiatric technician, working for a licensed skilled nursing, intermediate care, or other health care facility, may orally or electronically transmit to the furnisher a prescription lawfully ordered by a person authorized to prescribe drugs or devices pursuant to Sections 4040 and 4070. The furnisher shall take appropriate steps to determine that the person who transmits the prescription is authorized to do so and shall record the name of the person who transmits the order.
If a clinic has an automated drug delivery system, the clinic must develop policies and procedures to ensure safety, accuracy, accountability, patient confidentiality, and the maintenance of the drugs. Drugs may only be removed from the automated drug delivery system if authorized by the pharmacist after reviewing the patient's profile.
A licentiate [i.e. a certified nurse-midwife, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, naturopathic doctor, or pharmacist acting within the scope of his or her practice] shall dispense drugs and devices, pursuant to a lawful order or prescription. If the prescription drug or device is not in stock, the licentiate shall arrange for the patient to receive the drug or device through other means, e.g. by promptly transferring the prescription to another nearby pharmacy known to stock the prescription drug or device to ensure the patient has timely access to the drug or device.
A pharmaceutical company may not disclose medical information provided to it without first obtaining a valid authorization from the patient, and may not require a patient, as a condition of receiving [drugs], to sign an authorization, release, consent, or waiver that would permit the disclosure of medical information that otherwise may not be disclosed, except as provided.