10A NCAC 69 .0404          INFORMED CONSENT

Prior to obtaining a consent for release of information, the delegated representative shall explain the meaning of informed consent.  The client shall be told the following:

(1)           contents to be released;

(2)           that there is a definite need for the information;

(3)           that the client can give or withhold the consent and the consent is voluntary;

(4)           that there are statutes and regulations protecting the confidentiality of the information.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 108A‑80; 143B‑153;

Eff. October 1, 1981.