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Medication Management (MM) Standards

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Element of Performance

The individual administering the medication performs the following before the medication is administered:
  • Verifies that the medication selected matches the medication order and product label

  • Visually inspects the medication for particulates, discoloration, or other loss of integrity

  • Verifies that the medication has not expired

  • Verifies that no contraindications exist

  • Verifies that the medication is being administered at the proper time, in the prescribed dose, and by the correct route

  • Discusses any unresolved concerns about the medication with the patient’s licensed independent practitioner, prescriber, or staff involved with the patient's care, treatment, and services.

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