(1) The client's ability and training must be
considered when supervising the administration of medication,
(2) Prescription medications are to be taken
only by clients for whom they are prescribed and in accordance with the
directions of a physician.
Drugs must be stored in a locked container which ensures proper conditions of
security and sanitation and prevents accessibility to any unauthorized
(4) Discontinued and
outdated drugs and containers with worn, illegible, or missing labels must be
(5) All medications
errors, drug reactions, or suspected overmedications must be reported to the
practitioner who prescribed the drug.
(6) Evidence of the current prescription of
each medications taken by a client must be maintained.
Tenn. Comp. R. &
Original rule filed May
26, 1988; effective July 11, 1988.
Authority: T.C.A. § 33-2-504.