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A pharmacist in a hospital pharmacy may relabel and dispense an injection of Morphine sulfate to another registered inpatient if:

I. The medication is in an unopened tamper-evident package.
II. The original medication order for the drug is discontinued.
III. The original patient is not charged for the medication.


A pharmacist in a hospital pharmacy may relabel and dispense an injection of Morphine sulfate to another registered inpatient if:

I. The medication is in an unopened tamper-evident package.
II. The original medication order for the drug is discontinued.
III. The original patient is not charged for the medication.

a. All of the above
b. I only
c. I and II only
d. None of the above

Answer (d): None of the above, [Connecticut Pharmacy Practice Act Title 20 Chapter 400j Section 20-621].

A pharmacist practicing in a hospital pharmacy or nursing home pharmacy may relabel and dispense to a registered inpatient, parenteral medication, EXCEPT CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, dispensed for another registered patient by a licensed pharmacy if the following requirements are met:

(1). The original medication order for the drug is discontinued;

(2). the medication is in an unopened tamper-evident package;

(3). the medication is not expired;

(4). the original patient is not charged for the medication; and

(5). upon receipt of the medication by the facility from the licensed pharmacy, it is processed through the hospital's pharmacy or nursing home pharmacy.