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10.34.26.00.htm 10.34.26.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 34 BOARD OF PHARMACY Chapter 26 Patient Safety Improvement Authority: Health Occupations Article, §12-205(a)3) Annotated Code of Maryland
10.34.26.01.htm 10.34.26.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "High-alert medication" means a medication with:. a) A significant potential for involvement in a mediation error due to the medication's name, packaging, appearance, dosing, or other characteristics of the agent; orb) A high potential for causing serious harm or injury if used incorrectly.. 2) Medication Error.. a) "Medication error" means any preventable event
10.34.26.02.htm 10.34.26.02. 02 Patient Education.. A. The pharmacy permit holder shall establish methods to provide patients with information regarding the patient's role and responsibility in preventing medication errors in a manner that is reasonably likely to convey the information to the patient, and if applicable, the patient's health care agent or surrogate decision maker, under Health-General Article, Title 5, Subtitle 6, Annotated Code of Maryland, and that is in addition to any other pat
10.34.26.03.htm 10.34.26.03. 03 Pharmacy Staff Education.. As part of a pharmacy permit holder's ongoing quality assurance program, the pharmacy permit holder shall:A. Ensure that each member of the pharmacy staff involved in the medication delivery system receive at least once a year, education regarding the role and responsibility of pharmacy staff in preventing medication errors; andB. Maintain records for a minimum of 2 years:. 1) Verifying completion of education referred to in §A of this regulation; and.
10.34.26.04.htm 10.34.26.04. 04 Ongoing Quality Assurance Program.. A. A pharmacy permit holder shall establish and maintain an ongoing quality assurance program to:. 1) Identify, investigate, and promote the prevention of medication errors; and. 2) Establish protocols and procedures to minimize the potential for medication errors.. B. The ongoing quality assurance program shall include the records, proceedings, files, and any other documents of the ongoing quality assurance program, including for each me
10.34.26.9999.htm 10.34.26.9999. Administrative History Effective date: October 27, 2003 (30:21 Md. R. 1529).
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