S.C. Code Regs. 61-125.1100 - PATIENT PHYSICAL EXAMINATION (I)

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 3, March 25, 2022

A. All patients admitted to a facility shall have a signed and dated physical examination conducted by a physician or other authorized healthcare provider within twenty-four (24) hours of admission. The physical examination shall include a medical history and diagnosis supporting admission.
B. If a patient or potential patient has a communicable disease, the administrator shall seek advice from a physician or other authorized healthcare provider in order to:
1. Ensure the facility has the capability to provide adequate care and prevent the spread of that condition, and that the staff members and volunteers are adequately trained; and
2. Transfer the patient to an appropriate facility, if necessary.


S.C. Code Regs. 61-125.1100
Added by State Register Volume 43, Issue No. 05, eff. 5/24/2019.

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