2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.678 Required disclosure to patients -- Informed consent.

KY Rev Stat § 311.678 (2015) What's This?

Download as PDF 311.678 Required disclosure to patients -- Informed consent. An acupuncturist shall obtain informed consent from each patient in a manner consistent with the acceptable and prevailing standards of practice within this Commonwealth and, at a minimum, the acupuncturist shall disclose to the patient the following written information prior to or during the patient's initial visit: (1) The acupuncturist's qualifications, including his or her education, license information, and the definition and scope of the practice of acupuncture in the Commonwealth; and (2) Possible outcomes of the treatment to be given, including any pain, bruising, infection, needle sickness, or other side effects that may occur. Effective: July 15, 2014 History: Amended 2014 Ky. Acts ch. 24, sec. 7, effective July 15, 2014. -- Created 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 249, sec. 8, effective July 12, 2006.

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