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Policies and Procedures: Pharmacy Services for Nursing Facilities - Fifth Edition with USB Flash Drive


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Price: $449.00

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The Policies and Procedures: Pharmacy Services for Nursing Facilities provides comprehensive, up-to-date guidance on all medication-related services a pharmacy would provide to long-term care facilities.

This manual provides an ideal tool for:

  • Detailing medication management services - ordering, delivery, storage, monitoring and more
  • Marketing your pharmacy’s services to prospective LTC facilities
  • Training facility staff on proper medication preparation, administration and storage


New to the Fifth Edition of the Policies and Procedures: Pharmacy Services for Nursing Facilities:


  • Components of the Medication Use Process
  • Significant updates to the Appendices, including Medication Issues of Particular Relevance to Older Adults, CQI Process examples and more
  • Addition of references (Federal OBRA Regulatory Reference Numbers, Federal Survey Tag Numbers, as well as other related resources) to ALL policies and procedures.
  • Revision of all policies and procedures related to controlled substances taking into account current interpretations of DEA regulations.
  • New and updated policies and procedures that address:
    • Discrepancies, loss and/or diversion of medications.
    • Use of Automated Dispensing Machines
    • Use of non-FDA approved drugs in facilities (including marijuana for medical use)
    • Using approved medications in facilities (addresses marijuana for medical use)
    • Expiration dating of products
    • Enteral administration policy related to flushing
    • Electronic communications and HIPAA requirements
    • How to discard IV med pain cassettes and tubing



  • Serves as a standard for medication management services including monitoring guidelines
  • Addresses an extensive variety of medication-related topics that include:
    • Automated Dispensing
    • EPA Pharmaceutical Waste Storage and Disposal
    • Med Technicians
    • Short Cycle issues
    • Drug Take Back Procedures
    • Insulin Pens
  • Also includes:
    • Appendices containing reference resources, CQI examples and sample documentation
    • USB Flash Drive includes policies and procedures in Microsoft® Word for easy customization
    • Updated Pharmacy Services and Consultant Pharmacist model contracts
    • Sample documentation
  • Note regarding new DEA rules concerning the disposal of controlled substances which became effective October 9, 2014. ASCP has reviewed the DEA Final Rule and issued a statement regarding expanded options for the disposal of controlled substances – click here to learn more.
    Each manual serves one LTC facility/nursing station. If your pharmacy serves multiple LTC facilities, contact the MED-PASS Pharmacy team at 800-438-8884 for information about volume discounts and licensing options.
  • Note to ASCP members - to see and receive ASCP Member Pricing you must be registered on this site and enter your ASCP member number when you login.
Additional Info
Published Revised August 2014
Format 3-ring binder with USB Flash Drive
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