PDFRCW 74.42.240

Administering medication.

(1) No staff member may administer any medication to a resident unless the staff member is licensed to administer medication: PROVIDED, That nothing herein shall be construed as prohibiting graduate nurses or student nurses from administering medications when permitted to do so under chapter 18.79 RCW and rules adopted thereunder.
(2) The facility may only allow a resident to give himself or herself medication with the attending physician's permission.
(3) Medication shall only be administered to or used by the resident for whom it is ordered.
[ 1994 sp.s. c 9 s 752; 1989 c 372 s 5; 1979 ex.s. c 211 s 24.]


SeverabilityHeadings and captions not lawEffective date1994 sp.s. c 9: See RCW 18.79.900 through 18.79.902.