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10.52.11.00.htm 10.52.11.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 52 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE Chapter 11 Universal Infection Control Precautions Authority: Health-General Article, §18-102, 19-319(h) 19-3A-02(9) and (10) 19-705.3; Health Occupations Article, §1-207, 4-313(d) 4-315, 6-205, 6-312, 6-505, 7-205, 7-316, 8-205, 8-316, 8-506, 14-205, 14-404, 14-415, 14-506, 15-205, 15-314, 16-205, 16-312, and 16-404; Annotated Code of Maryland
10.52.11.01.htm 10.52.11.01. 01 Scope.. A. These regulations apply to any of the following individuals when the individual is involved in patient care activities:1) Acupuncturist;. 2) Dental hygienist;. 3) Dentist;. 4) Electrologist;. 5) Employee of a health care facility;. 6) Employee of a health care professional;. 7) Mortician;. 8) Nurse;. 9) Physician;. 10) Physician assistant; and. 11) Podiatrist.. B. These regulations apply to any health care facility or private professional office where a health
10.52.11.02.htm 10.52.11.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Assisted living facility" has the meaning for assisted living program stated in Health-General Article, §19-1801, Annotated Code of Maryland.2) "Day care center for adults" has the meaning stated in Health-General Article, §14-301, Annotated Code of Maryland.3) "Freestanding birthing center" has the meaning stated in Health-General Article, §19-3B-01, Annot
10.52.11.03.htm 10.52.11.03. 03 Compliance Requirements for an Individual.. An individual who is performing patient care activities shall:. A. Comply with the principles of universal precautions;. B. If necessary, make an emergency exception to the use of universal precautions in a situation when failure to provide immediate care could result in serious harm to or death of a patient; andC. Comply with current professional standards of patient care with regard to disinfection and sterilization of reusable devic
10.52.11.04.htm 10.52.11.04. 04 Compliance Requirements for a Health Care Facility.. A. A health care facility shall:. 1) Adopt, implement, and enforce a policy that:. a) Requires the use of universal precautions by medical staff and employees engaged in patient care activities,b) Permits an individual to make an emergency exception to the use of universal precautions, at the individual's discretion, in a situation where failure to provide immediate care could result in serious harm to or death of a
10.52.11.05.htm 10.52.11.05. 05 Compliance Requirements for Health Care Professional with Private Professional Office.. A. A health care professional who practices in a private professional office shall:. 1) Ensure that an individual who performs patient care services in the professional's office:. a) Complies with the principles of universal precautions,. b) Is permitted to make an emergency exception to the use of universal precautions, at the individual's discretion, in a situation where failure to pr
10.52.11.9999.htm 10.52.11.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 14, 1994 (21:3 Md. R. 194). Regulation .02B amended effective October 27, 2003 (30:21 Md. R. 1529). Regulation .03C amended effective October 27, 2003 (30:21 Md. R. 1529). Regulation .04B amended effective October 27, 2003 (30:21 Md. R. 1529).
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