10.05.04.13

.13 In-Center Nocturnal Hemodialysis.

Before performing in-center nocturnal hemodialysis, the facilityís interdisciplinary team shall:

A. Determine the patientís appropriateness for in-center nocturnal hemodialysis by considering the patientís:

(1) Overall medical condition;

(2) Expectations for care;

(3) Response to in-center day-time hemodialysis; and

(4) Availability of transportation;

B. Document the patientís appropriateness for in-center nocturnal hemodialysis in the patientís medical record; and

C. Obtain an order from a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant for in-center nocturnal hemodialysis.