Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Administration of MMT - Tips for Ensuring Right Documentation

  • Documentation should be completed after administering any medication
  • Documentation of methadone administration is guided by the same legal requirements as for other narcotics
  • Nurses must sign for all administered doses and take home doses
  • Any missed doses must also be clearly documented and communicated to the prescribing physician.
  • Nurses must follow the policies of the organization with which they are employed
Addiction and Mental Health
Supporting Clients on Methadone Maintenance Treatment
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