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105. Mass. Code Regs. 150.008. - Pharmaceutical Services and Medications

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“Pharmaceutical Services and Medications”
All facilities must maintain current written policies and procedures regarding the procurement, storage, dispensing, administration and recording of drugs and medications. This section establishes the guidelines for handling medications and drugs at a facility. All medications must be accurately recorded and accounted for at all times, and each dose of medication administered shall be properly recorded in the clinical record with a signature of the administering nurse or responsible person. When drugs are transferred with a patient or resident, an accurate record must be made at the time of discharge including the following: date, name and new address of patient or resident; name of drug, strength, quantity, pharmacy and physician's name. 

Current as of June 2015