Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
5/28/2024

Article 8. Informed Consent and Medical Research

6VAC15-45-1560. Informed consent.

Written policy, procedure, and practice shall provide that written informed consent for inmate health care is obtained where required and documented. When health care is rendered against the patient's will, it shall be in accord with applicable laws and regulations.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 13.38; Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 4, eff. December 13, 1995.

6VAC15-45-1570. Medical research.

Written policy, procedure, and practice shall prohibit the use of inmates for medical, pharmaceutical, or cosmetic experiments. This policy does not preclude individual treatment of an inmate based on his need for a specific medical procedure that is not generally available.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 13.39; Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 4, eff. December 13, 1995.

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