|(a) The program shall use an effective system to track and account for all prescription medication. (b) Staff shall inventory and inspect all stored DEA Schedule II, III, and IV prescription medication at least daily using a centralized medication inventory form. (c) The staff member conducting the inventory shall sign and date the inventory sheet. When a discrepancy exists between the administration record and the inventory count form, a note explaining the reason for the discrepancy or action taken to reconcile/correct the discrepancy shall be signed by the staff member conducting the inventory and kept with the medication inventory forms. (d) Staff shall separate unused and outdated medication immediately and dispose of it within 30 days. (e) Methods used for disposal shall prevent medication from being retrieved, salvaged, or used. Two staff members shall witness and document disposal, including amount of medication disposed and method used.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §448.1003 adopted to be effective September 1, 2004, 29 TexReg 2020; transferred effective September 1, 2004, as published in the Texas Register September 10, 2004, 29 TexReg 8842