(a) The practice guidelines governing drugs and medications shall provide for legal authorization, storage, administration, and record keeping, including requiring that:
(1) Medications be ordered by a certified-nurse midwife, CPM, physician, or other member of the staff who is licensed to write such orders;
(2) Medication orders be recorded in the patient-client's chart and signed by the ordering person with his or her full signature; and
(3) Medications be administered by a physician, nurse midwife, CPM, registered nurse or licensed practical nurse and in accordance with the approved practice guidelines by the Board of Medicine.
Section 7078 of D.C. Law 23-149 repealed section 6 of D.C. Law 23-97 removing the applicability provision impacting this section. Therefore, the creation of this section by Law 23-97 has been implemented.
Applicability of D.C. Law 23-97: § 6 of D.C. Law 23-97 provided that the creation of this section by § 2(e) of D.C. Law 23-97 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.
Section 5 of D.C. Law 23-97 provided that the Mayor, pursuant to Chapter 5 of Title 2, shall issue rules to implement the provisions of D.C. Law 23-97.