Prescribed medication authorizations.

(1) Before the assisted living facility may provide medication assistance or medication administration to a resident for prescribed medications, the assisted living facility must have one of the following:
(a) A prescription label completed by a licensed pharmacy;
(b) A written order from the prescriber;
(c) A facsimile or other electronic transmission of the order from the prescriber; or
(d) Written documentation by a nurse of a telephone order from the prescriber.
(2) The documentation required above in subsection (1) of this section must include the following information:
(a) The name of the resident;
(b) The name of the medication;
(c) The dosage and dosage frequency of the medication; and
(d) The name of the prescriber.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.20 RCW. WSR 13-13-063, § 388-78A-2220, filed 6/18/13, effective 7/19/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.20.090 (2004 c 142 § 19) and chapter 18.20 RCW. WSR 04-16-065, § 388-78A-2220, filed 7/30/04, effective 9/1/04.]
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