10.34.36.06

.06 Medication and Device Distribution and Pharmaceutical Services.

A. The responsible pharmacist shall be accountable for, at a minimum:

(1) The preparation of medications compounded in the pharmacy as applicable;

(2) The proper preparation, storage, and distribution of compounded sterile preparations according to COMAR 10.34.19 to the extent that the functions are performed at the pharmacy;

(3) The packaging and labeling of medications;

(4) Records of transactions of the pharmacy as may be required by applicable law and as may be necessary to maintain accurate control over and accountability for pharmaceuticals;

B. In addition to §A of this regulation, the responsible pharmacist may:

(1) Participate in those aspects of the assisted living programís or group homeís quality assurance improvement program, if such program exists, which relate to pharmaceutical care and effectiveness; and

(2) Implement the policies and decisions of the appropriate committee or committees of the assisted living program or group home related to these regulations and to other regulations of the assisted living program or group home.