10A NCAC 13C .0902       NURSING PERSONNEL

(a)  An adequate number of licensed and ancillary nursing personnel shall be on duty to assure that staffing levels meet the total nursing needs of patients based on the number of patients in the facility and their individual nursing care needs.

(b)  At least one registered nurse shall be in the facility during the hours it is in operation.  Nursing personnel shall be assigned to duties consistent with their training and experience.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E‑149;

Eff. October 14, 1978.