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28 Pa. Code § 51.6. Identification of personnel.

§ 51.6. Identification of personnel.

 (a)  When working in a health care facility and when clinically feasible, the following individuals shall wear an identification tag which displays that person’s name and professional designation:

   (1)  Health care practitioners licensed or certified by Commonwealth agencies.

   (2)  Health care providers employed by health care facilities.

 (b)  The identification tag shall include the individual’s full name. Abbreviated professional designations may be used only when the designation indicates licensure or certification by a Commonwealth agency, otherwise the full title shall be printed on the tag.

 (c)  The last name of the individual may be omitted or concealed when treating patients who exhibit symptoms of irrationality or violence.

Cross References

   This section cited in 28 Pa. Code §  53.2 (relating to requirements).

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