Rule 3701-62-09 | Transfer of person between health care facilities: forwarding of DNR order.
(A) If a person who possesses DNR identification or for whom a current do-not-resuscitate order issued by an authorized health care provider has been issued is being transferred from one health care facility to another, before or at the time of the transfer, the transferring health care facility shall:
(1) Notify the receiving health care facility of the existence of the DNR identification or the current do-not-resuscitate order issued by an authorized health care provider; and
(2) Notify the persons transporting the person, including, emergency medical services, private ambulance services, or other patient transport services, of the existence of the DNR identification or the current do-not-resuscitate order issued by an authorized health care provider.
(B) If a current do-not-resuscitate order was issued orally, it shall be reduced to writing through the completion of a state of Ohio DNR order form before the time of the transfer.
(C) Health care facilities that provide treatment, services, or care to a person with a DNR shall ensure that one of the following accompany the person to the receiving facility:
(1) An original or paper copy of the person's written state of Ohio DNR order form signed by an authorized health care provider; or
(2) DNR identification authorized in rule 3701-62-04 of the Administrative Code as follows:
(a) A bracelet or necklace bearing the logo as depicted in appendix C to rule 3701-62-04 of the Administrative Code and the person's name. The bracelet or necklace shall also include the word "arrest" if the person is a DNR comfort care-arrest;
(b) A transparent hospital-type bracelet with an insert containing the logo and identifying information as depicted in appendix B to rule 3701-63-04 of the Administrative Code;
(c) A wallet card bearing the logo and identifying information as depicted in appendix D to rule 3701-62-04 of the Administrative Code; or
(d) A copy of the person's living will declaration that includes language that authorizes the withholding or withdrawal of CPR that has not been revoked pursuant to section 2133.04 of the Revised Code and that the declaration has become operative in accordance with section 2133.03 of the Revised Code.
(D) A person's DNR identification shall remain in effect until it is revoked in accordance with rule 3701-62-06 of the Administrative Code.