Title: Section 2.56 - Immunizations administered by individuals other than health care practitioners as permitted by their license under Title 8 of the Education Law

Effective Date

02/23/1994

2.56 Immunizations administered by individuals other than health care practitioners as permitted by their license under Title 8 of the Education Law.

(a) During the course or as part of any public immunization program, individuals other than health care practitioners licensed under Title 8 of the Education Law may administer immunizations involving oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous or intradermal administration, including but not limited to immunizations, against rubella, polio, pertussis, measles, diphtheria and tetanus, when so authorized by the State Commissioner of Health or local health officer.

(b) Before an individual may administer immunizations as provided in subdivision (a) of this section, he must have received training satisfactory to the State Commissioner of Health or local health officer to include indications, precautions and contraindications in the use of the agent or agents and techniques of administration.

(c) The State Commissioner of Health or local health officer shall maintain a current list of all individuals whose training is satisfactory to him for the administration of immunizations under his direction.
 

Volume

VOLUME A (Title 10)

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