3727.08 Protocols for interviews and photographs of domestic violence victims.

Not later than ninety days after the effective date of this section, every hospital shall adopt protocols providing for conducting an interview with the patient, for conducting one or more interviews, separate and apart from the interview with the patient, with any family or household member present, and for creating whenever possible a photographic record of the patient's injuries, in situations in which a doctor of medicine or osteopathic medicine, hospital intern or resident, or registered or licensed practical nurse knows or has reasonable cause to believe that the patient has been the victim of domestic violence, as defined in section 3113.31 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 3727.08

History. Effective Date: 12-09-1994