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§ 131E‑114.2.  Use ofmedication aides to perform technical aspects of medication administration.

(a)        Facilities licensedand medication administration services provided under this Part may utilizemedication aides to perform the technical aspects of medication administrationconsistent with G.S. 90‑171.20(7) and (8), and G.S. 90‑171.43.

(1)        A medication aidewho is employed in a facility licensed under Article 5 and Article 6, Part 1 ofthis Chapter shall be listed as a Nurse Aide I on the Nurse Aide I Registry inaddition to being listed on the Medication Aide Registry.

(2)        Medicationadministration as used in Article 5 and Article 6, Part 1 of this Chapter shallnot include intravenous or injectable medication services.

(b)        The Commissionshall adopt rules to implement this section. Rules adopted by the Commissionshall include:

(1)        Training andcompetency evaluation of medication aides as provided for under this section.

(2)        Requirements forlisting under the Medication Aide Registry as provided for under G.S. 131E‑270.

(3)        Requirements forsupervision of medication aides by licensed health professionals orappropriately qualified supervisory personnel consistent with this Part. (2005‑276, s.10.40C(a); 2007‑444, s. 4(a).)