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10.16.07.00.htm 10.16.07.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 16 HOUSING Chapter 07 Health and Medication Requirements for Youth Camps Authority: Family Law Article, §5-560―5-568, 5-704, and 5-705; Health-General Article, §2-104, 13-701―13-708, 14-402(d) 14-403, 18-318, and 18-403; Health Occupations Article, §8-6A-01―8-6A-16 and 14-306; Annotated Code of Maryland
10.16.07.01.htm 10.16.07.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter applies to programs or activities that meet the definition of youth camp as defined in COMAR 10.16.06.02.
10.16.07.02.htm 10.16.07.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Acute illness” means an abnormal condition of the body with rapid onset associated with recognizable symptoms and signs, such as chicken pox, gastroenteritis, influenza, or streptococcal sore throat, which has a short course of duration, as opposed to a chronic illness of long duration lasting 30 calendar days or more.2) Administer Medication..
10.16.07.03.htm 10.16.07.03. 03 Health Program.. A. An operator shall prepare and implement a written health program that:. 1) Is approved annually, in writing, by a physician, certified nurse practitioner, or registered nurse licensed to practice in the State;2) Is on file in the headquarters or office of the camp and is available to the camp staff members;. 3) Includes the name, title, and license number of the health supervisor;. 4) Includes procedures for the camp staff members to:.
10.16.07.04.htm 10.16.07.04. 04 Health Personnel.. An operator shall ensure that:. A. A camp health supervisor is:. 1) Available for consultation at all times when campers are present at a camp; and. 2) On site at all times when campers are present in a camp where 50 percent or more of the campers have identified medical problems;B. Two adults with cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification by a national organization with a training program in cardiopulmonary resuscitation are on duty at all times;
10.16.07.05.htm 10.16.07.05. 05 Health Log.. An operator shall ensure that:. A. A camp staff member records in the camp health log, for all injuries, illnesses, medication errors, and reportable diseases and conditions as delineated in COMAR 10.06.01, the:1) Date;. 2) Name of individual;. 3) Ailment;. 4) Treatment prescribed; and. 5) Name of the individual administering care or initials of the individual administering care if a list of names and initials is provided at the front of the health log;
10.16.07.06.htm 10.16.07.06. 06 Required Health Reports.. For all campers, staff members, and volunteers, an operator shall ensure that:. A. An injury or illness that results in death or that requires resuscitation or admission to a hospital is reported:1) Immediately to the health supervisor and, in the case of a minor, to the minor’s parent or guardian;2) Verbally to the Department within 24 hours; and. 3) To the Department within 1 week of the incident, on a form that meets the requirements of Regulat
10.16.07.07.htm 10.16.07.07. 07 Reportable Condition Report Form.. An operator shall ensure that:. A. Any reportable condition described in Regulation .06 of this chapter is reported to the Department on a form prescribed by the Department;B. Each report form is:. 1) Completed in duplicate; and. 2) Signed and dated by the person completing the form;. C. The original report form is maintained for at least 3 years; and. D. A copy of the report is forwarded to the Department with personal identi
10.16.07.08.htm 10.16.07.08. 08 Camper’s Health Record.. An operator shall ensure that each camper has on file at the time of admission to a youth camp a written personal health record that includes:A. The name of the camper’s primary care physician or other provider of medical care;. B. Pertinent information on any health problem including a physical, psychiatric, or behavioral problem;C. The name and phone number of a parent or legal guardian and at least one additional person to contact in an emergency situ
10.16.07.09.htm 10.16.07.09. 09 Staff Member’s or Volunteer’s Health Record.. An operator shall ensure that each staff member or volunteer has on file at the time of employment or volunteering at a youth camp a written personal health record that includes:A. The name of the staff member’s primary care physician or other provider of medical care;. B. Pertinent information on any health problem including a physical, psychiatric, or behavioral problem;
10.16.07.10.htm 10.16.07.10. 10 Electronic Records.. A. All of the following records may be kept electronically:. 1) A health log;. 2) A camper health record;. 3) A staff or volunteer health record;. 4) A Medication Administration Authorization Form;. 5) A Medication Administration Form;. 6) A Medication Final Disposition Form; or. 7) When an operator uses standing orders for medication administration, a parent or guardian consent form.
10.16.07.11.htm 10.16.07.11. 11 Exclusion During Vaccine-Preventable Disease Outbreaks.. During an outbreak of a vaccine-preventable disease at a camp, the camp operator shall exclude:. A. A camper who does not have documented vaccination or immunity to the relevant vaccine-preventable disease from attending the camp; andB. An individual who does not have documented vaccination or immunity to the relevant vaccine-preventable disease from working or volunteering at the camp.
10.16.07.12.htm 10.16.07.12. 12 Exclusion for Acute Illness and Communicable Disease.. A. An operator shall ensure that camp staff members:. 1) Monitor a camper for signs and symptoms of acute illness such as vomiting, diarrhea, or a fever;. 2) Arrange for first aid or medical treatment upon observing a sign or symptom of acute illness;. 3) Restrict an affected camper from participating in camp activities so that the camper’s illness is not communicated to another individual;4) Provide supervision fo
10.16.07.13.htm 10.16.07.13. 13 Health Treatment.. An operator shall ensure that:. A. A health treatment area:. 1) Is maintained within the camp for the temporary isolation and treatment of sick or injured campers;2) Affords privacy, quiet, continual supervision, and protection from the elements;. 3) Is equipped with:. a) First aid supplies specified by the health supervisor; and. b) Provisions for sanitary hand washing; and. 4) In the case of a residential camp as defined in COMAR 10.16.06.02, excep
10.16.07.14.htm 10.16.07.14. 14 Medications.. A. An operator shall ensure that:. 1) Except for medication covered by standing orders as described in §I of this regulation, before administration of a medication, written authorization is provided on a Medication Administration Authorization Form meeting the requirements of §F of this regulation;2) Except for a primitive camp as defined in COMAR 10.16.06.02, emergency medication, or while a medication is being administered, medication is kept
10.16.07.15.htm 10.16.07.15. 15 Emergency Epinephrine.. A. An individual may apply, on a form prescribed by the Department, for a certificate for emergency epinephrine, which shall be valid for up to 1 year if the applicant:1) Is an operator of a youth camp;. 2) Is at least 18 years old; and. 3) Has successfully completed, at the applicant’s expense, an emergency epinephrine educational training program approved by the Department.B. The applicant shall submit to the Department with the form required in §
10.16.07.16.htm 10.16.07.16. 16 Appeal Rights.. A. Except as otherwise provided in the Administrative Procedure Act, State Government Article, Title 10, Subtitle 2, Annotated Code of Maryland, or in this regulation, before the Department takes any final action to deny, suspend, or revoke a certificate for emergency epinephrine the Department shall give the person against whom the action is contemplated an opportunity foB. The Department shall give the applicant for a certificate for emergency epinephrine:.
10.16.07.9999.htm 10.16.07.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―13, .15, and .16 adopted effective March 28, 2016 (43:6 Md. R. 408). Regulation .14 adopted as an emergency provision effective June 30, 2016 (43:15 Md. R. 861) emergency expired effective December 26, 2016Regulation .03A amended effective February 27, 2017 (44:4 Md. R. 254). Regulation .14 adopted effective February 27, 2017 (44:4 Md. R. 254).
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