Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-1311 - Transfers
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
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28-4-1311. Transfers. (a) Each licensee shall develop and implement policies, procedures, and clinical protocols for the transfer of patients and newborns. Each licensee shall ensure that these policies, procedures, and clinical protocols are readily accessible and followed.
(b) The policies, procedures, and clinical protocols shall include a written plan on file designating who will be responsible for the transfer of a patient or newborn. The plan shall include the following:
(1)(A) A written agreement with an obstetrician and a pediatrician or with a group of practitioners that includes at least one obstetrician and at least one pediatrician; or
(B) a written agreement with a medical care facility providing obstetrical and neonatal services; and
(2) a plan for transporting a patient or a newborn by an emergency medical services (EMS) entity.
(c) Each licensee shall ensure that all employees attending labor and delivery have immediate access to a working telephone or another communication device and to contact information for transferring a patient or a newborn in case of an emergency. (Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 65-508; effective July 9, 2010.)