21 ncac 46 .3405 centralized AUTOMATED MEDICATION SYSTEMs
A pharmacist utilizing a centralized automated medication system may distribute patient specific medications within the licensed health care facility without checking each individual medication selected or packaged by the system, if :
(1) The initial medication order has been reviewed and approved by a pharmacist; and
(2) The medication is distributed for subsequent administration by a health care professional permitted by North Carolina law to administer medication.
History Note: Authority G.S. 90-85.6; 90-85.32; 90-85.33;
Eff. February 1, 2005.