10A NCAC 14F .2102        GRADED EXERCISE TESTING LABORATORY

If the program performs graded exercise testing, the following facilities and equipment shall be available:

(1)           space for physical examination which allows for visual privacy;

(2)           adequate space and temperature and humidity controls for exercise as described under Rule .2101 of this Subchapter;

(3)           12-lead ECG equipment for recording the ECG during exercise testing;

(4)           oscilloscope for ECG monitoring or continuous recording;

(5)           treadmill, bicycle ergometer, or arm crank ergometer;

(6)           blood pressure cuff and stethoscope;

(7)           emergency procedures, equipment, and supplies as described in Section .1900 of this Subchapter; and

(8)           access to spirometer for pulmonary function testing.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-169;

Eff. July 1, 2000;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 6, 2016.