WSR 03-09-128

INTERPRETIVE STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed April 23, 2003, 9:16 a.m. ]


NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF AN INTERPRETIVE STATEMENT


Title of Statement: Medication Organizer Devices in Community Based Long Term Care and Private Homes: Roles for RNs and LPNs.

Issuing Entity: Department of Health, Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.

Subject Matter: This interpretive statement clarifies that RNs and LPNs may fill medication organizers as a component of medication administration.

Effective Date: July 12, 2002.

Contact Person: Pamela Lovinger, Acting Executive Director, Health Professions Quality Assurance, Department of Health, P.O. Box 47860, Olympia, WA 98504-7860, (360) 236-4984.

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