Section .4300 - Maternal - Neonatal Services

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 10a - health and human services/chapter 13 - nc medical care commission/subchapter b/10a ncac 13b .4301.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .4300 - MATERNAL - NEONATAL SERVICES

 

10A NCAC 13B .4301       ORGANIZATION MATERNAL SERVICES

(a)  The governing body shall approve the scope of obstetric

services offered based upon the level of patient need, qualifications of the

credentialed staff, and resources of the facility.

(b)  The following capabilities and minimum services shall

be made available when obstetric services are provided:

(1)           identification of high-risk mothers and

fetuses;

(2)           continuous electronic fetal monitoring;

(3)           cesarean delivery capability within 30

minutes of decision;

(4)           blood or fresh frozen plasma for

transfusion;

(5)           anesthesia on a 24-hour or on-call basis;

(6)           radiology and ultrasound examination;

(7)           stabilization of unexpectedly small or sick

neonates before transfer;

(8)           neonatal resuscitation;

(9)           laboratory services on a 24-hour or on-call

basis;

(10)         consultation and transfer agreements;

(11)         assessment and care for the neonates; and

(12)         nursery or other appropriate space for care

of the neonates.

(c)  In a facility without intensive care nursery services,

the facility management shall establish and maintain a plan for the

stabilization and transportation of sick newborns to a regional neonatal unit.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-79;

Eff. January 1, 1996.