TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER b: HOSPITALS AND AMBULATORY CARE FACILITIES
PART 260 CHILDREN'S COMMUNITY-BASED HEALTH CARE CENTER CODE
SECTION 260.2100 MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION


 

Section 260.2100  Medication Administration

 

a)         Except for medications allowed in subsection (b), the only medications allowed in the facility are those for particular individual children.  The medication of each child shall be kept and stored in the original container received from the pharmacy.

 

1)         Each multi-dose medication container shall indicate the child's name, physician's name, prescription number, name, strength and quantity of drug, administration dose, date this container was last filled, the initials of the pharmacist filling the prescription, the identity of the pharmacy, the refill date and any special instructions.

 

2)         Each single unit or unit dose package shall contain the proprietary and nonproprietary name of the drug and the strength of the dose.  The name of the child and the physician do not have to be on the label of the package, but they shall be identified with the package to assure that the drug is administered to the correct child.

 

b)         A facility may stock a small supply of medications regularly available without prescription at a commercial pharmacy, such as non-controlled cough syrups, laxatives and analgesics.  These shall be given to a child only upon the order of a physician.

 

c)         The facility may stock a small supply of prescription medications (approved by the facility's medical director) to be available for immediate use, such as first dose antibiotics, anti-seizure drugs, or rescue drugs such as albuterol and oral steroids.

 

d)         The facility shall have a first aid kit that contains items appropriate to treat minor cuts, burns, abrasions, etc.

 

e)         All medications shall be properly stored as directed in a secured location not accessible to unauthorized individuals.

 

f)         All medications shall be sent home with the child for whom the medication was prescribed.

 

(Source:  Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 9905, effective April 28, 2014)