Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0940-05-21-.05 - MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION IN PRESCHOOL FACILITIES

(1) When medications are taken by clients under the supervision of facility staff, the staff must:
(a) Ensure that prescription medications are taken only by clients for whom they are prescribed and in accordance with the directions of a physician;
(b) Provide storage for drugs in a locked container which ensures proper conditions of security and sanitation and prevents accessibility to any unauthorized person;
(c) Assure the disposal of discontinued and outdated drugs and containers with worn, illegible or missing labels; and
(d) Report all medication errors, drug reactions or suspected overmedication to the practitioner who prescribed the drug.

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0940-05-21-.05
Original rule filed May 26, 1988; effective July 11, 1988.

Authority: T.C.A. ยง 33-2-504.

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