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55 Pa. Code § 2390.198. Medication administration training.

§ 2390.198. Medication administration training.

 (a)  A staff person who has successfully completed a Department-approved medication administration course, including the course renewal requirements, may administer medications, injections, procedures and treatments as specified in §  2390.192 (relating to medication administration).

 (b)  A staff person may administer insulin injections following successful completion of both:

   (1)  The medication administration course specified in subsection (a).

   (2)  A Department-approved diabetes patient education program within the past 12 months.

 (c)  A staff person may administer an epinephrine injection by means of an auto-injection device in response to anaphylaxis or another serious allergic reaction following successful completion of both:

   (1)  The medication administration course specified in subsection (a).

   (2)  Training within the past 24 months relating to the use of an auto-injection epinephrine injection device provided by a health care professional who is licensed, certified or registered by the Department of State in the health care field.

 (d)  A record of the training shall be kept, including the person trained, the date, source, name of trainer and documentation that the course was successfully completed.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  2390.198 issued under sections 201(2), 403(b), 403.1(a) and (b), 911 and 1021 of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. § §  201(2), 403(b), 403.1(a) and (b), 911 and 1021); and section 201(2) of the Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Act of 1966 (50 P.S. §  4201(2)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  2390.198 adopted October 4, 2019, effective in 120 days, 49 Pa.B. 5777.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  2390.192 (relating to medication administration).

APPENDIX A. [Reserved]



Authority

   The provisions of this Appendix A reserved under sections 911 and 1021 of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. § §  911 and 1021).

Source

   The provisions of this Appendix A adopted August 5, 1988, effective August 30, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 3468; reserved August 27, 2010, effective August 28, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 4974. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (259747) to (259789).



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