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10.27.13.00.htm 10.27.13.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 27 BOARD OF NURSING Chapter 13 Rehabilitation Committee Authority: Health Occupations Article, §8-205 and 8-208, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.27.13.01.htm 10.27.13.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Board" means the Maryland Board of Nursing.. 2) "Committee" means the Rehabilitation Committee.. 3) "Impaired nurse" means a nurse who is not capable of delivering safe nursing care due to drug or alcohol dependency or mental illness.4) "Nurse" means registered nurse or licensed practical nurse.. 5) "Nursing assistant" means a certified nursing assistant..
10.27.13.02.htm 10.27.13.02. 02 Rehabilitation Committee.. A. Committee Appointments.. 1) Annually, before the September meeting, the Board shall determine the number of rehabilitation committees required in the State.2) The Board shall make appointments to the committee in October in accordance with Health Occupations Article, §8-208(c)1) Annotated Code of Maryland.3) Appointments are for a 4-year term, except in the first year of any committee when the terms are staggered.
10.27.13.03.htm 10.27.13.03. 03 Criteria for Participation in the Program.. A. Admission to the program is voluntary.. B. Impaired nurses or nursing assistants may be referred to the program through self-report, formal complaint, or the Board of Nursing.C. A nurse or nursing assistant requesting admission to the program may not have:. 1) Caused injury to an individual while the nurse was practicing nursing or the nursing assistant was performing nursing assistant duties; or2) Been arrested, convict
10.27.13.04.htm 10.27.13.04. 04 Approval of Treatment Facilities.. A. In order to quality as a designated treatment facility to which nurses or nursing assistants in the program may be referred, the treatment facility shall meet the criteria in §B―L of this regulation.B. The treatment facility has a specific identified contact person to whom nurses or nursing assistants can be referred for assistance.C. The treatment facility has both day and evening hours of availability to provide treatment services.
10.27.13.05.htm 10.27.13.05. 05 Records.. A. Records shall be maintained in a confidential file in the Board's office.. B. A nurse's or nursing assistant's records shall be destroyed 2 years after a nurse's or nursing assistant's discharge from the program.
10.27.13.06.htm 10.27.13.06. 06 Nurses or Nursing Assistants Leaving the State.. A. A nurse or nursing assistant who moves from this State to another state where a rehabilitation program is in place shall be transferred to that program.B. A nurse who moves to a state where there is no rehabilitation program shall have the nurse's records transferred to the Board of Nursing in that state.C. A nursing assistant leaving the State will be referred to the agency responsible for regulating nursing assistants in that
10.27.13.07.htm 10.27.13.07. 07 Informational Booklet.. The Committee shall publish an informational booklet describing the program for the public..
10.27.13.9999.htm 10.27.13.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 20, 1992 (19:14 Md. R. 1283). Chapter revised effective March 5, 2001 (28:4 Md.R. 418).
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