Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-33-.08 - Medications from Outside Sources Brought by Patients

The pharmacist-in-charge shall establish procedures relating to medications brought into the clinic. Such drugs shall not be administered unless they can be precisely identified. Administration shall be pursuant to an authorized practitioner's prescription drug order only. If such medications are not to be administered, the medication shall be returned to an adult member of the patient's immediate family or stored by the pharmacy and returned to the patient at the time of his/her departure from the clinic. Nothing in this section shall prohibit another method of accomplishing the intent of this section provided such method is approved by an agent of the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy. These medications shall not be maintained in any of the ancillary areas of the clinic.

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Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-33-.08
O.C.G.A. Secs. 26-4-27, 26-4-28, 26-4-37, 26-4-100, 26-4-110.
Original Rule entitled "Medications from Outside Sources" adopted. F. June 7, 1995; eff. June 27, 1995. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Medications from Outside Sources Brought by Patients" adopted. F. July 24, 2002; eff. August 13, 2002.

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