Who can pass medications in an ADC?

19 CSR 30-90.050 (8) (D): The licensed nurse shall be the only individual authorized to receive, control and manage the medication and drug program. The licensed nurse shall be responsible for the following:
  1. A safe, effective system of identifying, handling and storing each participant’s medications.
  2. A system for administering and storing medications that is reviewed not less than every ninety (90) days by a licensed nurse.
  3. Administration of medications and treatments...”  
  • Can a Certified Medication Technician or Aide (CMT or CMA)?  No
  • Can a Level I Medication Aide?  No
  • Can a Physician or Pharmacist?  Yes

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