Records of receipt, the quantity of the drugs, and the disposition of all prescription medications shall be maintained in detail to enable an accurate accounting.
An inmate's own supply of prescription medications brought into the facility shall be verified prior to dispensing.
Prescribed medication shall be given to an inmate or to the appropriate authority upon transfer or release, unless the attending physician decides that in the medical interest of the inmate the medications should not be released with the inmate. The action taken shall be documented.
The destruction of medication on expiration dates or when retention is no longer necessary or suitable must be consistent with requirements of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
MS s 241.021
23 SR 1834; 38 SR 523
December 20, 2013