10A NCAC 13B .4307 NURSING STAFF OF NEONATAL SERVICES
(a) The nurse executive or the decentralized nursing management staff shall designate a registered nurse who has training and experience in the care of neonates as supervisor of neonatal services.
(b) A registered nurse shall be responsible for providing the type and amount of nursing care needed by each patient. A staffing plan shall be available to the Division for review.
(c) The nursing staff shall provide educational opportunities for parents of neonates on routine care and procedures needed by the neonate.
(d) The nursing staff shall provide opportunities for parental participation in care of the neonate to facilitate bonding and family adjustment to the neonate's needs.
History Note: Authority G.S. 131E-79;
RRC objection due to lack of statutory authority Eff. July 13, 1995;
Eff. January 1, 1996;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2017.