S.C. Code Regs. 61-97.500.508 - Training. (I)

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

A. Documentation of all in-service training shall be signed and dated by both the individual providing the training and the individual receiving the training. The following training shall be provided to all Direct Care Staff prior to Patient contact and at a frequency determined by the Facility, but at least annually unless otherwise specified by certificate, e.g., cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR):
1. Basic first aid;
2. Confidentiality of Patient information;
3. Patient's rights and assurances;
4. End-Stage Renal Disease care;
5. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for designated staff members to ensure that there is a certified staff member present whenever residents are in the Facility.
B. Each equipment technician shall have completed a training course. Documentation of the training course shall be maintained in the staff file. The training shall include the following:
1. Prevention of Hepatitis via Dialysis equipment;
2. The safety requirements of dialysate delivery systems;
3. Bacteriologic control;
4. Water quality standards; and
5. Repair and maintenance of Dialysis and other equipment.
C. Facilities may allow Licensed Practical Nurses to perform intravenous (IV) push medication therapy. Prior to any Licensed Practical Nurse performing IV push medication therapy the Facility shall secure and maintain in the individual staff file the following:
1. Documentation of completion of an intravenous (IV) therapy course to include didactic and skill competency verification as required by current state and federal regulations;
2. Documentation of competency of performing IV push medication therapy, and annually thereafter, to include:
a. Administration of set prescribed dose routine and chronic medications;
b. Lab value parameters;
c. Technical administration process monitoring;
d. Emergency plan according to Facility policy and procedures; and
e. All Medications to be administered, to include appropriate dosage, actions, side effects, and contraindications.


S.C. Code Regs. 61-97.500.508
Added by State Register Volume 44, Issue No. 06, eff. 6/26/2020.

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