3701-62-07 Emergency medical services personnel; compliance with DNR protocol.

(A) If emergency medical services personnel, other than physicians, CNPs, CNSs, or PAs as provided in rule 3701-62-02 of the Administrative Code, are presented with DNR identification possessed by a person or are presented with a written do-not-resuscitate order for a person or if a physician, CNP, CNS, or PA as provided in rule 3701-62-02 of the Administrative Code, directly issues to emergency medical services personnel, other than physicians, CNPs, CNSs, PAs as provided in rule 3701-62-02 of the Administrative Code, an oral do-not-resuscitate order for a person, the emergency medical services personnel shall comply with the do-not-resuscitate protocol for the person.

(B) If an oral do-not-resuscitate order is issued by a physician, CNP, CNS, or PA as provided in rule 3701-62-02 of the Administrative Code, who is not present at the scene, the emergency medical services personnel shall verify the physician's, CNP's, CNS's, or PA's identity. Methods of verification include but are not limited to the following:

(1) Personal knowledge of the physician, CNP, CNS, or PA by emergency medical services personnel;

(2) A list of physicians, CNPs, CNSs, and PAs with other identifying information such as addresses; or

(3) A return telephone call to verify information provided.

Effective: 02/13/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/27/2013 and 11/15/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 2133.25
Rule Amplifies: 2133.23
Prior Effective Dates: 5/20/1999