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Library: Policy

317:30-5-95.8. Nursing services for adults age 21 to 64

Revised 7-1-10

     Each facility providing nursing services to adults age 21 to 64 must have a qualified Director of Psychiatric Nursing.  In addition to the Director of Nursing, there must be adequate numbers of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and mental health workers to provide nursing care necessary under the active treatment program and to maintain progress notes on each member.  A registered nurse must document member progress at least weekly.  The progress notes must contain recommendations for revisions in the treatment plan, as needed, as well as an assessment of the member's progress as it relates to the treatment plan goals and objectives.

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