37.106.2146 DRUG USAGE
(1) Drugs used for control of inappropriate behavior must be approved by the interdisciplinary team and be used only as an integral part of the client's individual treatment plan that is directed specifically toward the reduction of and eventual elimination of the behaviors for which the drugs are employed.
(2) Drugs used for control of inappropriate behavior must not be used until it can be justified that the harmful effects of the behavior clearly outweigh the potentially harmful effects of the drugs.
(3) Drugs used for control of inappropriate behavior must be monitored closely, in conjunction with the physician and the drug regimen review requirement at ARM 37.106.2153, for desired responses and adverse consequences by facility staff.
History: Sec. 50-5-103 and 50-5-238, MCA; IMP, Sec. 53-5-103, 50-5-201 and 50-5-238, MCA; NEW, 2003 MAR p. 1322, Eff. 7/1/03.