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317:30-5-95.19. Therapeutic services for persons sixty-five (65) years of age or older receiving inpatient acute psychiatric services

Revised 9-14-18

An interdisciplinary team of a physician, licensed behavioral health professional(s) (LBHP), Registered Nurse, and other staff who provide services to members sixty-five (65) years of age or older who are receiving inpatient acute psychiatric services in the facility oversee all components of the active treatment and provide services appropriate to each team member's respective discipline. The team developing the individual plan of care must include, at a minimum, the following:

(1) Allopathic or Osteopathic Physician with a current license and a board certification/eligible in psychiatry, or a current resident in psychiatry practicing as described in OAC 317:30-5-2(a)(1)(U); and

(2) An LBHP licensed to practice by one of the boards in (A) through (F):

(A) Psychology (health service specialty only);

(B) Social Work (clinical specialty only);

(C) Licensed Professional Counselor;

(D) Licensed Behavioral Practitioner;

(E) Licensed Marital and Family Therapist;

(F) Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor; or

(G) Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) (certified in a psychiatric mental health specialty, licensed as a Registered Nurse with a current certification of recognition from the Board of Nursing in the state in which the services are provided);

(3) Under the supervision of an LBHP, a licensure candidate actively and regularly receiving board approved supervision to become licensed by one of the boards in A through F above, and extended supervision if the board's supervision requirement is met but the individual is not yet licensed, may be a part of the team; and

(4) A Registered Nurse with a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a mental health treatment setting.

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