2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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.

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Kentucky may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.