MEDICAL ORDERS


§ 107.61. Written orders.

 Medication or treatment shall be administered only upon written and signed orders of a practitioner acting within the scope of his license and qualified according to medical staff bylaws and §  107.12(k) (relating to content of bylaws, rules and regulations) except as provided in § §  107.62, 107.64 and 107.65 (relating to oral orders; administration of drugs; and automatic stop drug orders). The date that the order was written shall be included on all written orders.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  107.61 issued under section 2102(g) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  532(g)); and section 803 of the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P. S. §  448.803).

Source

   The provisions of this §  107.61 amended through December 3, 1982, effective December 4, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 4129. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (52769).

Cross References

   This section cited in 28 Pa. Code §  107.12a (relating to specified professional personnel—statement of policy); 28 Pa. Code §  109.23 (relating to written nursing care policies and procedures); 28 Pa. Code §  109.61 (relating to medication or treatment); and 28 Pa. Code §  115.33 (relating to entries).



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