Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-118 - Medication administration and reporting suspected child abuse or neglect

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Medication administration.
(1) Each applicant with a temporary permit and each licensee shall designate at least one provider to administer medications to children.
(2) If nonprescription medication is to be administered to a child, each designated provider shall meet the following requirements:
(A) Obtain written permission from each child's parent or legal guardian before administering medication to that child;
(B) require that each medication supplied by a parent or legal guardian for the child be in the original container;
(C) ensure that the container is labeled with the first and last name of the child for whom the medication is intended; and
(D) administer each medication according to the instructions on the label.
(3) If prescription medication is administered to a child, each designated provider shall meet the following requirements:
(A) Obtain written permission from each child's parent or legal guardian before administering medication to that child;
(B) keep each medication in the original container labeled by a pharmacist, with the following information:
(i) The child's first and last name;
(ii) the name of the licensed physician, physician assistant (PA), or advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who ordered the medication;
(iii) the date the prescription was filled;
(iv) the expiration date of the medication; and
(v) specific, legible instructions for administration and storage of the medication;
(C) consider the instructions on each label to be the order from the licensed physician, PA, or APRN;
(D) administer the medication only to the child designated on the prescription label; and
(E) administer the medication in accordance with the instructions on the label.
(4) Documentation of each medication administered shall be kept on a form provided by the department and maintained in each child's file.
(5) A copy of the documentation of each medication administered shall be made available to the parent or legal guardian of the child.
(b) Reporting suspected child abuse or neglect. Each provider shall report to the Kansas department for children and families or to law enforcement any suspected child abuse or neglect within 24 hours.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-118
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 65-508; effective, E-80-18, Oct. 17, 1979; effective May 1, 1980; amended May 1, 1981; amended May 1, 1983; amended May 1, 1986; amended Feb. 26,1990; amended by Kansas Register Volume 36, No. 17; effective May 12, 2017.

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