(1) Psychotropic medications and medications
for behavior must be prescribed by a physician through a written order.
(2) The use of psychotropic
medications and medications for behavior must be based on the decision of a
physician that the harmful effects without the medication clearly outweigh the
potentially harmful effects of the medication. Providers must present the
physician with a full and clear written description of the behavior and
symptoms to be addressed, as well as any side effects observed, to enable the
physician to make this decision.
Psychotropic medications and medications
for behavior must be:
(a) Monitored by the
prescribing physician, ISP team, and provider for desired responses and adverse
(b) Reviewed to
determine the continued need and lowest effective dosage in a carefully
Or. Admin. R.
MHD 5-1992, f. 8-21-92,
cert. ef. 8-24-92; MHD 3-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-7-97; Renumbered from
309-041-0780by SPD 17-2009, f. & cert. ef. 12-9-09; SPD 59-2013, f.
12-27-13, cert. ef. 12-28-13;
42-2014, f. 12-26-14, cert. ef.
23-2016, f. & cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS
Stats. Implemented: ORS