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10.47.08.00.htm 10.47.08.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 47 ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE ADMINISTRATION Chapter 08 Overdose Response Program Authority: Health-General Article, Title 13, Subtitle 31, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.47.08.01.htm 10.47.08.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter sets forth the requirements for the Overdose Response Program administered by the Department for the purpose of providing a means of training individuals to administer naloxone to an individual experiencing, or believed to be experiencing, opioid overdose to help prevent a fatality when medical services are not immediately available.
10.47.08.02.htm 10.47.08.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Department” means the Maryland Department of Health.. 2) “Education and training program” means educational instruction in opioid overdose recognition and response and the administration of naloxone.3) “Emergency medical services” means the Statewide comprehensive system of emergency medical care.. 4) “Health care provider” means an individual licensed or certified under H
10.47.08.03.htm 10.47.08.03. 03 Authorization of a Private or Public Entity.. A. Application for Authorization. A private or public entity that seeks to conduct education and training programs under Health-General Article, Title 13, Subtitle 31, Annotated Code of Maryland, shall submit to the Department:1) A completed application form containing all identifying information for the private or public entity that is required by the Department, including:a) Entity name;.
10.47.08.04.htm 10.47.08.04. 04 Education and Training Programs.. A. A private or public entity authorized by the Department:. 1) Shall offer an education and training program on opioid overdose recognition and response; and. 2) May provide access to naloxone.. B. Education and training shall include a core curriculum provided by the Department. The core curriculum shall include:1) Education on recognizing the symptoms and signs of an opioid overdose;. 2) Training on responding to an opioid overdose;.
10.47.08.05.htm 10.47.08.05. 05 Naloxone Use.. A. An individual of any age may receive from any health care provider with prescribing authority a prescription for naloxone and the necessary supplies for the administration of naloxone.B. An individual for whom naloxone is prescribed and dispensed in accordance with this chapter may:. 1) Possess prescribed naloxone and the necessary supplies for the administration of naloxone; and. 2) In an emergency situation when medical services are not immediately avai
10.47.08.06.htm 10.47.08.06. 06 Naloxone Prescribing and Dispensing.. A. A healthcare provider with prescribing authority may prescribe and dispense naloxone to an individual of any age who:1) Is believed by the health care provider to be at risk of experiencing an opioid overdose; or. 2) Is in a position to assist an individual at risk of experiencing an opioid overdose.. B. A health care provider with prescribing authority may prescribe and dispense naloxone by issuing a standing order if the h
10.47.08.07.htm 10.47.08.07. 07 Denial, Suspension, and Revocation of Authorization of a Private or Public Entity.. A. If the Department determines that a private or public entity has failed to comply with the requirements of this chapter, the Department may initiate one or more of the following actions against the private or public entity:1) Denial of an initial application for authorization;. 2) Denial of an application for authorization renewal;.
10.47.08.08.htm 10.47.08.08. 08 Appeals.. A private or public entity may request a hearing on an action taken by the Department pursuant to Regulation .07 of this chapter as allowed by:A. COMAR 10.01.03;. B. State Government Article, Title 10, Subtitle 2, Annotated Code of Maryland; and. C. Health-General Article, Title 2, Subtitle 2, Annotated Code of Maryland..
10.47.08.09.htm 10.47.08.09. 09 Record Maintenance and Reporting.. A. The Department shall maintain the following records:. 1) Information on private or public entities authorized by the Department, including:. a) Names of entities and directors;. b) Addresses of entities;. c) Serial numbers of the initial authorizations;. d) Initial authorization dates; and. e) Dates of authorization renewals; and. 2) Information on private or public entities whose authorization has been suspended or revoked, including:
10.47.08.10.htm 10.47.08.10. 10 General Provisions.. A. Waiver of Fees. The Department may waive any fee required under this chapter.. B. Discipline of a Health Care Provider. A health care provider who prescribes or dispenses naloxone to an individual in good faith, may not be subject to any disciplinary action under Health Occupations Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, solely for the act of prescribing or dispensing naloxone to the individual.C. A cause of action may not arise against any hea
10.47.08.9999.htm 10.47.08.9999. Administrative History Effective date: March 3, 2014 (41:4 Md. R. 301). Regulation .02B amended effective April 13, 2015 (42:7 Md. R. 570). Regulation .03A, D amended effective April 13, 2015 (42:7 Md. R. 570). Regulation .04A amended effective April 13, 2015 (42:7 Md. R. 570). Regulation .05 amended effective April 13, 2015 (42:7 Md. R. 570). Regulation .08C amended effective April 13, 2015 (42:7 Md. R. 570). Regulation .10B, C amended effective April 13, 2015 (42:7 Md. R. 570).
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