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OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY,
PUBLIC HEALTH DIVISION

 

DIVISION 47

STATE SUPPLIED VACCINE ACCOUNTABILITY

333-047-0010

Definitions Used in the Vaccine Accountability Rules

(1) All definitions of ORS 433.090 and 433.235 apply to these rules.

(2) In addition to the definitions of ORS 433.090 and 433.235, the following definitions apply:

(a) “Authority” means the Oregon Health Authority.

(b) "Certify" means to attest, in writing, on a form prescribed by the Oregon Health Authority that at least two employees, owners or partners have completed required vaccine-related trainings as provided or approved by the Oregon Health Authority.

(c) "Entity" means a health clinic or provider, pharmacy or pharmacist who receives state-supplied vaccine.

(d) “Oregon Immunization Program” means the Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, Immunization Program.

(e) "Public Health Division" means the Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division.

(f) "Receives vaccines" means an entity is supplied with vaccines by the Oregon Immunization Program, including vaccines acquired with federal and state funds, including the Vaccines for Children Program (VFC), the Section 317 Vaccine Program, state Special Project vaccine, and state Billable Project vaccine.

(g) “State supplied vaccine” means vaccine provided by the federal government or the Oregon Immunization Program.

(h) “State-supplied Vaccine User Vaccine Accountability Reporting Requirements and Timelines” means the schedule of reporting timelines found in the Vaccine User Accountability Reporting Table of OAR 333-047-0050.

Stat. Auth.: HB 2371 (OL 2011, ch. 362)
Stats. Implemented: HB 2371 (OL 2011, ch. 362)
Hist.: PH 14-2011, f. 12-28-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12

333-047-0030

Training

(1) Any entity receiving state supplied vaccine shall require that at least two currently employed staff persons, owners or partners complete immunization related training at least once every two years as follows:

(a) Clinical administration of vaccines; and

(b) Storage, handling and inventory management of vaccines.

(2) An entity shall provide Authority staff with written documentation that it has met the requirements of section (1) of this rule or that it is exempt from training upon request or at every official Vaccines for Children site visit.

(3) An entity receiving state-supplied vaccine is responsible for retaining documentation that at least two currently employed staff persons, owners, or partners have completed the required clinical administration and vaccine management training course at least once every two years.

(4) The Authority will make available to entities no-cost internet based training available in on-demand format.

(5) Web-based training will include an official certification receipt for staff meeting competence standards.

(6) The Authority will exempt an entity from the training requirement in section (1) of this rule if an entity demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Authority that it, or that a licensing board with jurisdiction over some employees of the entity, requires training that is substantially similar to the training available from the Authority. An entity may submit a request for an exemption on a form prescribed by the Authority.

(7) The training requirements required by section (1) of this rule are effective January 1, 2013.

Stat. Auth.: HB 2371 (OL 2011, ch. 362)
Stats. Implemented: HB 2371 (OL 2011, ch. 362)
Hist.: PH 14-2011, f. 12-28-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12

333-047-0040

Accounting for Vaccine

Any entity receiving state supplied vaccine shall account for vaccines through data submission and inventory management via the Authority’s Immunization Registry, as outlined in OAR 333-049-0010 through 333-049-0050. (See the Vaccine User Accountability Reporting Table, OAR 333-047-0050).

[ED. NOTE: Tables referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: HB 2371 (OL 2011, ch. 362)
Stats. Implemented: HB 2371 (OL 2011, ch. 362)
Hist.: PH 14-2011, f. 12-28-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12

333-047-0050

Timeline for Reporting

An entity receiving state supplied vaccine shall submit vaccine accounting information required under OAR 333-047-0040 according to the schedule set out in the Vaccine User Accountability Reporting Table.

[ED. NOTE: Tables referenced are not included in rule text. Click here for PDF copy of table(s).]

Stat. Auth.: HB 2371 (OL 2011, ch. 362)
Stats. Implemented: HB 2371 (OL 2011, ch. 362)
Hist.: PH 14-2011, f. 12-28-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12

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