(1) Any prescription medication brought into the facility by the parent, legal guardian, or responsible relative of a child shall be dated and shall be kept in the original container labeled by a pharmacist with the following information:

(a) child's first and last names;

(b) the date the prescription was filled;

(c) the name of the health care provider who wrote the prescription; and

(d) the medication's expiration date, and specific legible instructions for administration, storage, and disposal (i.e., the manufacturer's instruction or prescription label) .

(2) Any nonprescription medication brought into the facility for use by a specific child shall be labeled with the following information:

(a) the date;

(b) the child's first and last names;

(c) specific, legible instructions for administration and storage (i.e., the manufacturer's instructions) ; and

(d) the name of the health care provider, parent, or guardian who made the recommendation.

(3) All medications, refrigerated or unrefrigerated, shall:

(a) have child-protective caps;

(b) be kept in an orderly fashion;

(c) be stored away from food at the proper temperatures; and

(d) kept in a location inaccessible to children or kept in a locked box.

(4) Medication shall not be used beyond the date of expiration.

History: 52-2-704, MCA; IMP, 52-2-704, 52-2-732, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 1424, Eff. 6/2/06.