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2911.6800 CONTROL.

Subpart 1.


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.

Subp. 2.

Verifying prescription medications.

An inmate's own supply of prescription medications brought into the facility shall be verified prior to dispensing.

Subp. 3.

Prescribed medication upon transfer or release.

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.

Subp. 4.

Destruction of medication.

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.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 241.021


23 SR 1834; 38 SR 523

Published Electronically:

December 20, 2013