Utah Admin. Code R432-100-28 - Psychiatric Services

(1) If the licensee provides psychiatric services, the licensee shall ensure the services are integrated with other departments or services of the hospital according to the nature, extent, and scope of service provided.
(a) If the licensee does not provide psychiatric services, the licensee shall have procedures to transfer patients to a facility that can provide the necessary psychiatric services.
(b) A person appointed and authorized by the hospital administrator shall provide administrative direction of psychiatric services.
(c) A qualified physician who is a member of the medical staff shall define in writing and provide medical direction of psychiatric services.
(d) Psychiatric services shall comply with the following sections of Rule R432-101, Specialty Hospitals, Psychiatric:
(i) R432-101-13 Patient Security;
(ii) R432-101-14 Special Treatment Procedures;
(iii) R432-101-17 Admission and Discharge;
(iv) R432-101-20 Inpatient Services;
(v) R432-101-21 Adolescent or Child Treatment Programs;
(vi) R432-101-22 Residential Treatment Services;
(vii) R432-101-23 Physical Restraints, Seclusion, and Behavior Management;
(viii) R432-101-24 Involuntary Medication Administration; and
(ix) R432-101-35 Partial Hospitalization Services.
(2) If outreach services are ordered by a physician as part of the plan of care or hospital discharge plan, the outreach services may be provided in a clinic, physician's office, or the patient's home.


Utah Admin. Code R432-100-28
Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2016-5, effective 2/10/2016 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2023-14, effective 7/6/2023

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