10A NCAC 13E .0703       medication Administration

(a)  Medications shall be administered according to current physician's or appropriate licensed health professional's orders and the participant's medication schedule. The medication schedule shall list all medications with dosages and times that medications are to be administered.

(b)  A record of all medication given to each participant shall be accurate and include the following:

(1)           the participant's name;

(2)           the name, dosage, quantity, and route of the medication;

(3)           instructions for giving medication;

(4)           the date and time medication is administered; and

(5)           the name or initials of person giving the medication. If initials are used, a signature for those initials shall be documented and maintained in this record.

(c)  Medications shall be kept in the original pharmacy containers in which they were dispensed. The containers shall be labeled with the participant's full name, the name and strength of the medicine, and dosage and instructions for administration. Medicines shall be kept in a locked location.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-6.1;

Eff. April 1, 2017.