The multidisciplinary Oregon Public Health and Pharmacy Formulary Advisory Committee(PHPFAC) was convened in 2018, pursuant to legislative directives in 2017, now codified in ORS 689.645 and 689.649.
Laws & Rules
The rules in OAR 855-020-0105
establish the pharmacist’s authority and responsibilities to prescribe drugs and devices, pursuant to the formulary and protocols developed and recommended by the Committee. These rules articulate the authority and legal expectations for an Oregon licensed pharmacist and practicing in Oregon, to voluntarily participate in providing patient assessment and patient care services that may result in the issuance of a prescription by a pharmacist for an identified medical need.
The rules describe the Board’s compliance expectations for pharmacy practice and prescribing from the formulary and protocol compendia. Standards defined include: (1) education and competency; (2) patient assessment and referral criteria; (3) collaboration with other healthcare, providers, including mandated notification; (4) treatment and follow-up care planning; (5) documentation and record-keeping; and (6) prohibited practices.
Oregon Board of Pharmacy rules related to Prescriptive Authority and PHPFA Committee:
Concept Submission Form
Complete the concept intake form below, attach all supporting documents and submit for consideration for potential review at an upcoming meeting.
Meeting Schedule, Agendas & Minutes
Evon Anukam, R.Ph. - Clackamas
Amy Burns, R.Ph. - Grants Pass
Kathleen Chinn, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Eugene
Mark Helm, MD - Salem
Sean Jones, MD - Portland
Helen Turner, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Portland
Amy Valdez, R.Ph. - Portland