A prescription is an oral, written, or electronic transmission that is given for the person whom ordered that includes name and address of patient, name and quantity of the drug or device prescribed, date of issue, prescriber information and notice of the condition for which the drug is prescribed if requested by the patient.
A pharmacist may refill a prescription for a dangerous drug without the prescriber's authorization if the prescriber is unavailable, if in his professional judgment the pharmacist believes that a failure to refill the prescription would interrupt the patient's care and have an adverse impact on the patient's well-being. The pharmacist shall inform the patient and the prescriber that the prescription was refilled pursuant to this section.
Medication therapy management services may include performing or obtaining necessary assessments of the patient's health status, formulating a medication treatment plan, selecting, initiating, modifying or administering medication therapy, monitoring and evaluating the patient's response to therapy, performing a medication review, documenting care delivered and communicating essential information to patient's other primary care providers, providing education and training to patients regarding the medication, providing resources to the patient to enhance adherence to treatment plan, and coordin
Persons admitted for 72-hour treatment and evaluation under this article and receiving medication as part of their treatment, shall be given information about the nature of the mental illness or behavior that the medication is being given or recommended for.
If the physician of a resident in a skilled nursing facility prescribes an order for an antipsychotic medication for the resident, the physician and surgeon shall seek the resident's consent to notify the family member designated in the resident's medical record. Such designated family member shall not be notified if the resident does not give consent.
Mental health care patients discharged from a facility, and the patient's conservator, guardian, or other legally authorized representative, shall receive an aftercare plan. Plan must include nature of illness and medication. Patient can designate another person to receive copy of plan.
Upon the discharge of a mental health patient, the patient and the patient's conservator, guardian, or other legal representative must be given a written aftercare plan. Such plan should include: nature of the illness and required follow up, medications to be taken, expected course of recovery, recommendations of treatment relevant to the patient's care, referrals to medical and mental health services, and other relevant information. The patient may designate another person to receive a copy of the plan.