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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2009-00953


CCR details

Tracking Number 2009-00953
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 1000 Department of Public Health and Environment
Agency 1011 Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division (1011, 1015 Series)
CCR Number 6 CCR 1011-1
CCR Title STANDARDS FOR HOSPITALS AND HEALTH FACILITIES

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 09/30/2009
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2009-00953.DOC
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2009-00953.PDF
Statutory Authority Sections 25-1.5-103 and 25-1.5-301, et seq., C.R.S.
Description of Subjects/Issues Amendments to Chapter XXIV, Medication Administration Regulations, primarily in response to new legislation requiring that: 1) facilities conduct background checks prior to employment of each person not licensed to administer medications, 2) qualified administration staff members retake and pass the Department?s competency evaluation at least once every five years, and 3) the Department maintain a listing of all persons who have passed the competency evaluation on its web site.
Purpose/Objective of Rule The main purpose of these amendments is to incorporate new statutory requirements(SB 09-128)for unlicenses medication administration staff members and the facilities that employ them. The amendments also refine the regulations to address current practices and situations that arise in the administration of medication by unlicensed persons, and technical corrections to statutory references that have been renumbered since the existing rules were promulgated in 1992.
Basis And Purpose BasisandPurposeAttachment2009-00953.DOC
Regulatory analysis RegulatoryAnalysisAttachment2009-00953.DOC
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation?
Hearing Date 11/18/2009
Hearing Time 10:00 AM
Hearing Location Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Sabin-Cleere Room, Bldg. A, First Floor, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive, South, Denver, CO 80246,
Contact Name Laurie Schoder
Contact Title Policy Analyst, Health Facilities Division
Contact Telephone 303-692-2832
Contact email laurie.schoder@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02009-00953.RTF
Redline Redline2009-00953.DOC
Adopted Date 11/18/2009
AGO requested date 11/19/2009
Attorney General Opinion 11/24/2009
Effective Date 12/30/2009
Inserted into CCR 12/15/2009