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Emergency Medication

Crash cart locked and in date with the next expiring drug posted? Add crash cart information.

Crash cart lock number is same as documented on tag?

Crash cart red lock is pulled securely to prevent unauthorized access?

Refrigerator

The thermometer monitoring the refrigerator is working properly with the alarm set "On"?

The temperature range on the digital thermostat is within 36 to 46 degrees F?

Refrigerator exception log is available and properly dated?

Medication Area

All medications are within their expiration or beyond-use-date?

Ensure that only currently prescribed medications are present. Returns, discontinued, and unusable medications are in the authorized return to pharmacy location?

Actions

Are there any significant nursing management issues?

Any follow-up issues?

Manager emailed a copy?

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