Pharmacist Statewide Protocols and Prescriptive Authority
National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations. (2018). Pharmacist Statewide Protocols and Prescriptive Authority.
This webpage provides links to resources that can help emergency planners understand the mechanisms by which states authorize pharmacists’ prescriptive authority (i.e., collaborative prescribing and autonomous prescribing). It focuses on autonomous prescribing, which primarily consists of statewide protocols (“conditions under which pharmacists are authorized to prescribe a specified medication or category of medications when providing a clinical service”).