WVC 16 - 30 C- 11
§16-30C-11. Interinstitutional transfers.
If a person with a do-not-resuscitate order is transferred
from one health care facility to another health care facility, the
health care facility initiating the transfer shall communicate the
existence of a do-not-resuscitate order to the receiving facility
prior to the transfer. The written do-not-resuscitate order, the
do-not-resuscitate card as described in section six of this article
or the physician orders for scope of treatment form shall accompany
the person to the health care facility receiving the person and
shall remain effective until a physician at the receiving facility
issues admission orders. The do-not-resuscitate card or the
physician orders for scope of treatment form shall be kept as the
first page in the person's transfer records.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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