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EVALUATOR MANUAL

GENERAL LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

80075

HEALTH-RELATED SERVICES (Continued)

80075

(b)

POLICY

The following policy applies to the requirement for written instructions from a physician for a client’s/resident’s/child’s PRN medication(s):

  • 1.

    The physician’s business stationery may substitute for the required prescription blank for every prescription PRN and nonprescription PRN medication.

  • 2.

    A licensee may obtain faxed instructions from the client’s/resident’s physician when there are no written physician instructions on file. The fax must be of the physician’s business stationery or prescription blank.

3.

A licensee may obtain written instructions from the client’s/resident’s/child’s treating physician for a nonprescription PRN medication before a client/resident/child shows a need for such medications.

PROCEDURE

Review the client’s/resident’s/child’s file to ensure that the physician’s written instructions are on a prescription blank, physician’s business stationery (or fax of either) and that the instructions contain the following information:

  • 1.

    The documentation required by California Code of Regulations Section 80075(b).

  • 2.

    The physician’s signature and the date of the instructions provided.

  • 3.

    Specific information on how and when to take these prescription and

nonprescription PRN medications along with other medications (if applicable) that the client/resident/child is taking.

Special instructions for adult residential facilities and social rehabilitation facilities:

Review the client’s/resident’s file for the physician’s written statement that the client/resident can determine and communicate his/her need for a prescription or nonprescription PRN medication, or can communicate his/her symptoms clearly even though he/she is unable to determine his/her own need for a nonprescription PRN medication.

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08GLR-02

May 2008

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