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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 481. Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations
10/21/2020

12VAC5-481-1730. Procedures for Administrations Requiring a Written Directive.

For any administration requiring a written directive, licensees shall develop, implement, and maintain written directive procedures to provide high confidence that the patient's or human research subject's identity is verified before each administration and each administration is in accordance with the written directive. At a minimum, the procedures required by this section shall address the following items that are applicable to the licensee's use of radioactive material:

1. Verifying the identity of the patient or human research subject;

2. Verifying that the specific details of the administration are in accordance with the treatment plan, if applicable, and the written directive;

3. Checking both manual and computer-generated dose calculations; and

4. Verifying that all computer-generated dose calculations are correctly transferred into the consoles of therapeutic medical units authorized by 12VAC5-481-2040 B and 12VAC5-481-2060.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 22, Issue 25, eff. September 20, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 18, eff. June 12, 2008; Volume 32, Issue 24, eff. August 25, 2016.

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