Pharmacists and Other Dispensers

Pharmacists and Other Dispensers

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)


PDMP Logo and Homepage LinkDispensers and their designees may access the PDMP for purposes of submitting or accessing patient data in the system. 

Dispenser Definition

Neb. Rev. Stat. § 71-2454 7 (b) Dispenser means a person authorized in the jurisdiction in which he or she is practicing to deliver a prescription to the ultimate user by or pursuant to the lawful order of a prescriber but does not include:

(i) the delivery of such prescription drug for immediate use for purposes of inpatient hospital care or emergency department care,

(ii) the administration of a prescription drug by an authorized person upon the lawful order of a prescriber,

(iii) a wholesale distributor of a prescription drug monitored by the prescription drug monitoring system, or

(iv) through December 31, 2017, a veterinarian licensed under the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act when dispensing prescriptions for animals in the usual course of providing professional services.

Pharmacist and other dispensers include the following:
  • Pharmacists,
  • Practitioner incident to the practice of their profession,
  • Prescribing practitioners with a dispensing practitioner permit, and
  • Pursuant to a delegated dispensing permit.

Designee Definition

Neb. Rev. Stat. § 71-2454 7 (a) Designee means any licensed or registered health care professional credentialed under the Uniform Credentialing Act designated by a prescriber or dispenser to act as an agent of the prescriber or dispenser for purposes of submitting or accessing data in the prescription drug monitoring system and who is supervised by such prescriber or dispenser

Designees may include:
  • Alcohol and Drug Counseling
  • Dental Hygiene
  • EMS - All Levels
  • LPN and LPN-C
  • RN
  • Mental Health Practice
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Pharmacy Intern
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Respiratory Care
  • Surgical Assisting
  • Perfusionist
Please access the Uniform Credentialing Act to view a complete list of license types that would qualify as a designee to access the PDMP.


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