New Mexico Administrative Code
Title 7 - HEALTH
Chapter 32 - ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE
Part 7 - OVERDOSE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION PROGRAM AUTHORIZATION FOR OPIOID ANTAGONISTS
Section 7.32.7.8 - REQUIREMENTS FOR OVERDOSE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS, OVERDOSE RESPONSE EDUCATORS AND TRAINED TARGETED RESPONDERS

Universal Citation: 7 NM Admin Code 7.32.7.8

Current through Register Vol. 35, No. 6, March 26, 2024

A. Overdose prevention and education program requirements: An overdose prevention and education program is a program which facilitates the distribution of opioid antagonists and provides education related to overdoses, overdose prevention and the administration of opioid antagonists. An overdose prevention and education program shall:

(1) register with the department using the form approved by the department which shall include at a minimum:
(a)date of registration;

(b)overdose prevention and education program name; and

(c) name, address, e-mail and telephone number of overdose prevention and education program contact;

(2)identify who will be overdose response educators;

(3) train or verify overdose response educators have successfully completed and maintained a current certification in the overdose response educator curriculum;

(4) enroll trained targeted responders using the enrollment form;

(5) train or verify trained targeted responders have completed the trained targeted responder curriculum;

(6) identify and maintain a secure location for the storage of the opioid antagonists designated for distribution in accordance with these regulations;

(7) label the opioid antagonist in accordance with these regulations;

(8) utilize the record of use form to report all known uses or losses of an opioid antagonist, responses to a suspected opioid overdose, or the re-issuance of an opioid antagonist to a trained targeted responder;

(9) maintain personal protective equipment and response equipment at training locations;

(10) provide trained targeted responders with necessary response equipment; and

(11) be prepared for scheduled and unscheduled site visits by the department where the department may review the maintenance of enrollment forms, record of use forms, medication logs and any other information required to be maintained pursuant to these rules.

B. Overdoes response educators shall:

(1) successfully complete the overdose response educator curriculumand maintain this certification;

(2) comply with the terms of a standing order issued by a licensed prescriber, which may include possession of opioid antagonists and distribution of the opioid antagonist to trained targeted responders;

(3) teach trained targeted responders the trained targeted responder curriculum; and

(4) complete medication log, enrollment forms and record of use forms for trained targeted responders.

C. Trained targeted responders:

(1) are trained in the trained targeted responder curriculum; and

(2) shall report all known responses to suspected opioid overdoses to an overdose prevention and education program using the record of use form.

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