7 CRR-NY 304.4NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 7. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND COMMUNITY SUPERVISION
CHAPTER VI. SPECIAL HOUSING UNITS
PART 304. SERVICES
7 CRR-NY 304.4
7 CRR-NY 304.4
304.4 Medical services.
(a) A qualified medical practitioner (physician, physician's assistant, registered nurse) will be required to examine each inmate upon admission to an SHU in accord with section 302.1(b) of this Title.
(b) A qualified medical practitioner (as listed above) is required to visit the SHU once in every 24-hour period to examine into the state of health of the inmates confined in such unit.
(c) Sick call will be conducted daily.
(1) The officer in charge will prepare a list of all inmates who request to see a medical practitioner.
(2) Any inmate who requests to see a medical practitioner will be permitted an opportunity to do so in accord with all good security precautions.
(3) The medical encounter will be recorded in each inmate's medical file and in the appropriate SHU file.
(d) If an inmate has a medical complaint, requests health services other than at sick call, or a medical emergency occurs, the facility health services unit will be contacted immediately. The response/action taken by health services staff shall be logged.
(e) A qualified medical practitioner must examine the state of health of an inmate within 24 hours of the commencement of any diet restriction, and daily thereafter during the period of the diet restriction.
(f) To the extent consistent with the safety and good order of the facility, staff shall respect an inmate's right to privacy during medical encounters and the confidential nature of communications between inmates and health care providers.
7 CRR-NY 304.4
Current through August 15, 2017
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