Ala. Admin. Code r. 610-X-6-.15 - Telecommunication For Pronouncement Of Patient Death

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

(1) The licensed nurse may receive pronouncement of a patient's death from a physician via telecommunication without a physical examination of the patient by that physician.
(2) The facility policy shall specify the permissible patient conditions for which the licensed nurse in a specific health care facility or agency may receive the pronouncement of a patient's death by telecommunication.

Notes

Ala. Admin. Code r. 610-X-6-.15
New Rule: Filed March 20, 2003; effective April 24, 2003. Repealed and New Rule: Filed November 23, 2009; effective December 28, 2009. Adopted by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIV, Issue No. 10, July 29, 2016, eff. 9/8/2016.

Rule .10 was renumbered .15 as per certification filed November 23, 2009; effective December 28, 2009.

Author: Alabama Board of Nursing

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยงยง 22-31 -2, 34-21-2(c) (21).

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