Title 201 | Chapter 020 | Regulation 640


201 KAR 20:640.Requirements for informed consent for licensed certified professional midwives.

Section 1.

(1)

An LCPM shall obtain written informed consent from the individual receiving services.

(2)

The LCPM shall maintain a copy of the informed consent document in the individual's records.

(3)

The informed consent document shall include:

(a)

A description of the LCPM's education and credentials;

(b)

A description of the LCPM's statutory scope of practice, including a summary of the LCPM's limitations of skills and practices;

(c)

Instructions for obtaining a copy of 201 KAR 20:600 to 201 KAR 20:690;

(d)

Instructions for filing a complaint with the board of nursing;

(e)

A summary of a written protocol for emergencies, including transfer to a higher level of care;

(f)

A description of the procedures, benefits, and risks of birth in the client's chosen environment, primarily those conditions that may arise during delivery;

(g)

Disclosure of professional liability insurance held by the LCPM;

(h)

The financial responsibility of the client;

(i)

A summary of the requirements for consultation, referral, or transfer of care established by 201 KAR 20:670 and 201 KAR 20:690; and

(j)

Procedures established by the LCPM for consultation, collaboration, referral, or transfer of care to a physician or other appropriate healthcare provider.

HISTORY: (46 Ky.R. 2170, 2900; eff. 7-29-2020)

7-Year Expiration: 7/29/2027

Last Updated: 12/15/2021


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