The following limitations apply to the administration of medication by facility staff members:
(a) Injections or any parenteral medications may not be administered;
(b) Irrigations or debriding agents used in the treatment of a skin condition or minor abrasions may not be administered;
(c) No verbal medication orders may be accepted, no new medication orders shall be transcribed and no drug dosages may be converted and calculated; and
(d) No medications ordered by the physician or a health care professional with legal prescriptive authority to be given "as needed" may be administered unless the order is written with specific parameters which preclude independent judgment.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session