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PDFWAC 246-865-050

Drug facilities.

(1) There shall be facilities for drug preparation and storage near the nurses' station on each unit.
(2) The drug facilities shall be well illuminated, ventilated and equipped with a work counter, sink with hot and cold running water and drug storage units.
(3) The drug storage units shall provide:
(a) Locked storage for all drugs,
(b) Separately keyed storage for Schedule II and III controlled substances,
(c) Segregated storage of different resident's drugs.
(4) There shall be a refrigerator for storage of thermolabile drugs in the drug facility.
(5) Locks and keys, for drug facilities shall be different from other locks and keys within the nursing home.
(6) Poisons and other nonmedicinal chemical agents in containers bearing a warning label shall be stored in separate locked storage apart from drugs used for medicinal purposes.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and chapter 18.64A RCW. WSR 91-18-057 (Order 191B), recodified as § 246-865-050, filed 8/30/91, effective 9/30/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005(11). WSR 81-06-077 (Order 158), § 360-13-055, filed 3/4/81; Order 121, § 360-13-055, filed 8/8/74.]
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