Section 1. In the definition of “Administer,” following subsection (c), include new subsection (d) For the purpose of administering a vaccination or immunization as defined by the Department of Public Health, a qualified medical assistant at the direction of a practitioner in the course of his professional practice.
Section 1. Following the section which defines “Practitioner” include: “Qualified Medical Assistant” A medical assistant who has completed a qualified medical assistants program, which program includes training on administration of vaccines and immunizations. The Department of Public Health shall maintain and publish a list of certified medical assistant programs.
Section 7(d) (4). After the words “practical nurse” add the words: or a qualified medical assistant.”
Section 9 (a). At the end of this section add the words: A practitioner may cause controlled substances for vaccines and immunizations to be administered under his direction by a qualified medical assistant.
Section 9 (b). In the first sentence of this section, following the words “veterinary medicine or as a nurse” include the words: or a qualified medical assistant.
Section 9 (c). In the second paragraph of this subsection, following the word “hygienist” include the words: or a qualified medical assistant”
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