Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0940-05-24-.13 - USE OF PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS IN RESIDENTIAL HABILITATION FACILITIES

(1) The facility must obtain the following when psychotropic medications are used:
(a) a diagnosis that is based on a comprehensive psychiatric assessment;
(b) reasons for prescribing medications
(2) The facility must ensure that there is informed consent from the service recipient and/or the guardian/conservator prior to utilizing psychotropic medications.

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0940-05-24-.13
Original rule filed May 26, 1988; effective July 11, 1988. Repeal and new rule filed April 29, 2004; effective July 13, 2004.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-4-103, 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 33-1-101, 33-1-302, 33-1-305, 33-1-309, 33-2-301, and 33-2-302.

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