50-10-103. Adherence to do not resuscitate protocol -- transfer of patients. (1) Except as provided in 72-17-216, emergency medical services personnel, other than physicians or advanced practice registered nurses, shall comply with the do not resuscitate protocol when presented with either do not resuscitate identification, an oral do not resuscitate order issued directly by a physician or an advanced practice registered nurse, or a written do not resuscitate order entered on a form prescribed by the department.
(2) An attending physician, an attending advanced practice registered nurse, or a health care facility unwilling or unable to comply with the do not resuscitate protocol shall take all reasonable steps to transfer a person possessing DNR identification to another physician or advanced practice registered nurse or to a health care facility in which the do not resuscitate protocol will be followed.
History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 581, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 15, Ch. 240, L. 2003; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 345, L. 2007.