Code of the District of Columbia

§ 3–1206.64. Administration of medications.

(a) The practice guidelines governing drugs and medications shall provide for legal authorization, storage, administration, and record keeping, including requiring that:

(1) Medications be ordered by a certified-nurse midwife, CPM, certified midwife, physician, or other member of the staff who is licensed to write such orders;

(2) Medication orders be recorded in the patient-client's chart and signed by the ordering person with his or her full signature; and

(3) Medications be administered by a physician, nurse midwife, CPM, certified midwife, registered nurse or licensed practical nurse and in accordance with the approved practice guidelines by the Board of Medicine.