410 IAC 5-6.1-68 - "Misadministration" defined

Authority: IC 16-41-35-26; IC 16-41-35-29

Affected: IC 16-41-35

Sec. 68.

As used in this rule, "misadministration" means the use of an x-ray therapy system or an electron therapy system as follows:

(1) Administration of radiation to the wrong individual or to the wrong treatment site.
(2) Administration of the wrong mode of treatment (electrons versus x-rays and/or stationary versus moving beam) to an individual.
(3) When a treatment prescribed for any treatment site consists of three (3) or fewer fractions, the total radiation dose actually administered at the treatment site differs from that prescribed for the site by a practitioner of the healing arts by more than ten percent (10%) of the total radiation dose prescribed for that treatment site.
(4) When the total weekly radiation dose actually administered at any treatment site differs from that prescribed for the site by a practitioner of the healing arts by more than thirty percent (30%) of the total weekly radiation dose prescribed for that treatment site.
(5) When the total radiation dose actually administered at any treatment site differs from that prescribed for the site by a practitioner of the healing arts by more than twenty percent (20%) of the total radiation dose prescribed for that treatment site.

Notes

410 IAC 5-6.1-68
Indiana State Department of Health; 410 IAC 5-6.1-68; filed Oct 29, 1993, 5:00 p.m.: 17 IR 362; readopted filed Jul 11, 2001, 2:23 p.m.: 24 IR 4234; readopted filed May 22, 2007, 1:44 p.m.: 20070613-IR-410070141RFA; readopted filed Sep 11, 2013, 3:19 p.m.: 20131009-IR-410130346RFA Readopted filed 11/13/2019, 3:14 p.m.: 20191211-IR-410190391RFA

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