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The DC Code: § 44-109.06 Medication management training program.

Index44 Charitable and Curative Institutions. (Refs & Annos)
a
The Mayor shall develop medication management training courses which shall be approved by the Board of Nursing. The medication administration training program shall include instruction in the following areas:
1
Cuing, coaching, and monitoring residents who self-administer medications with or without assistance;
2
Pharmacology;
3
Terminology related to medication;
4
Procedures and precautions in administering medication;
5
Types of medication;
6
Actions, interactions, and effects of medication;
7
Administration of medication in emergency or life-threatening circumstances;
8
Recordkeeping, storage, handling, and disposal requirements for medications;
9
Rights of residents;
10
Monitoring of vital signs;
11
Federal and District of Columbia laws governing medication; and
12
Reference sources related to medication.
b
The Mayor shall maintain a list of approved medication administration courses for the training of persons to be certified by the District of Columbia as TMEs.
c
In order to maintain certification, every 2 years a TME shall successfully complete a clinical update or refresher course approved by the Mayor.
d
The ALA shall document completion of the medication training course in TME's personnel file.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-127, see notes following § 44-101.01. DC CODE § 44-109.06 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(June 24, 2000, D.C. Law 13-127, § 906, 47 DCR 2647.)