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Title 18 : Health

Chapter 204A : DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ACT

Subchapter 001 : SERVICES TO PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 8732)
  • § 8732. Special care needs

    (a) For the purposes of this section, "special care procedure" means a procedure that is necessitated by a specific medical need that a person with a developmental disability would perform but for the person's disability, provided that, in the determination of the supervising registered nurse, the procedure may be performed safely by a trained special care provider.

    (b) The Department shall, with the approval of the Board of Nursing, adopt rules that establish standards for training and supervision of personnel who perform special care procedures for people with developmental disabilities. The rules shall include training requirements, competency testing, and requirements for nursing supervision. (Added 1995, No. 174 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)