Nevada Juvenile Justice

Sec. § 63.187
Adoption of certain policies relating to medical care and medications for children; employees to receive copy of policy.


The superintendent of a facility shall adopt a policy concerning the manner in which to:


Document the orders of the treating physician of a child;


Administer medication to a child;


Store, handle and dispose of medication;


Document the administration of medication and any errors in the administration of medication;


Minimize errors in the administration of medication; and


Address errors in the administration of medication.


The superintendent shall ensure that each employee of the facility who will administer medication to a child at the facility receives a copy of and understands the policy adopted pursuant to subsection 1.

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