MANAGEMENT OF MEDICATION. (MOM). Documented Policies and Procedures. Selection Procurement Storage Formulary Prescription Dispensing Administration Monitoring and use of medications All included in Pharmacy/Medication Usage Manual. Selection.
- Pharmacist or Clinical Pharmacologists
Inventory control practices like first in first out (FIFO),ABC,VED,FSN and lead time analysis
Medicines shall be stored in alphabetical or company name
Methods to obtain medication when pharmacy is closed (preferably 24 hours pharmacy)
Emergency medications are available all the time (adequate amount of emergency medications should be stored all the time)
Emergency medications are replenished in a timely manner when used
Available all the time
Reorder level at definite quantity
- Narcotic drugs
- Conc. electrolytes
- Low therapeutic index window drugs
- Frequency - Expiry date
Physician samples not allowed
High risk medication orders are verified prior to dispensing, given only after written order.
Giving Medications: written e.g.
Follow the Right Sequence:
1. Wash your Hands
2. Verify the order whether it is correct
3. Only Medications needed to treat the patient’s condition are ordered.
4. Ask the patient to state their name
5. Use TWO patient identifiers ( name and UHID Number)
6. Explain the medications you are giving
7. Stay with patient until medications taken
8. Document after administration
9. Monitor the effects of medication
ex: no alcohol when taking metronidazole
Return the empty vial to Pharmacy
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