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Rule Title: STANDARDS RELATED TO THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A MEDICATION AIDE I
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Department: LABOR AND INDUSTRY
Chapter: BOARD OF NURSING
Subchapter: Medication Aides
 
Latest version of the adopted rule presented in Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM):

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24.159.915    STANDARDS RELATED TO THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A MEDICATION AIDE I

(1) The medication aide I shall:

(a) practice under the general supervision of a nurse with an unencumbered Montana license;

(b) practice only in an assisted living facility as defined by 50-5-101, MCA;

(c) administer only medications that are in:

(i) a unit dose package; or

(ii) a prefilled medication holder;

(d) administer only PRN and routine medications as defined in ARM 24.159.301;

(e) administer medications only by allowable routes as defined in ARM 24.159.901, except:

(i) insulin may be subcutaneously injected from a labeled and preset or predrawn insulin delivery device; and

(f) notify the supervising nurse if:

(i) the patient has a change in medication and the medication is not available as described in (1)(c); or

(ii) the medication aide has observed a change in the patient's physical or mental condition.

History: 37-1-131, 37-8-202, MCA; IMP, 37-8-202, 37-8-422, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 2393, Eff. 10/8/04; TRANS, from Commerce, & AMD, 2006 MAR p. 2035, Eff. 8/25/06; AMD, 2011 MAR p. 2144, Eff. 10/14/11.


 

 
MAR Notices Effective From Effective To History Notes
24-159-75 10/14/2011 Current History: 37-1-131, 37-8-202, MCA; IMP, 37-8-202, 37-8-422, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 2393, Eff. 10/8/04; TRANS, from Commerce, & AMD, 2006 MAR p. 2035, Eff. 8/25/06; AMD, 2011 MAR p. 2144, Eff. 10/14/11.
8/25/2006 10/14/2011 History: 37-1-131, 37-8-202, MCA; IMP, 37-8-202, 37-8-422, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 2393, Eff. 10/8/04; TRANS, from Commerce, & AMD, 2006 MAR p. 2035, Eff. 8/25/06.
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