Rule 3701-19-43 | Nursing services.
(A) Each pediatric respite care program shall provide nursing care and services by or under the supervision of a registered nurse. The program shall direct and staff nursing services to meet the nursing needs of all of the pediatric respite care program's patients. The program shall specify the patient care responsibilities of nursing personnel.
(B) A registered nurse shall be responsible for the supervision and oversight of all nursing services. It is recommended that the nursing services supervisor have education or experience or both in the nursing care needs of pediatric respite patients and the needs of pediatric respite patients' families.
(C) As used in this rule, "supervision" means monitoring and directing the provision of nursing care and services by record review, written or verbal instructions, review of interdisciplinary care plans, or direct observation.
(D) The pediatric respite care program shall ensure that nursing care is available twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week.
(E) The pediatric respite care program shall ensure that all of its policies and procedures are available and accessible to all nursing personnel.