3701-83-41 Supplies and medications.

(A) Each freestanding birth center shall maintain an inventory of supplies and medications that is sufficient to care for the number of patients.

(B) Each freestanding birth center shall establish and follow protocols in accordance with standards established by the American college of obstetrics and gynecology for the use of medications during labor or at the time of birth.

(C) Each freestanding birth center shall:

(1) Monitor the shelf life of all medications and supplies;

(2) Secure, store or dispose of all disposable supplies such as needles and prescription pads appropriately in accordance with state and federal laws;

(3) Maintain controlled drugs in a double-locked secured cabinet and provide refrigeration for biologicals; and

(4) Establish and follow written policies and procedures for accountability of all medications and supplies.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/10/2011 and 02/10/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3702.12
Rule Amplifies: 3702.30
Prior Effective Dates: 1/13/1996