Section 2.57 - Withdrawal of blood samples by individuals other than health care practitioners licensed under Title 8 of the Education Law

2.57 Withdrawal of blood samples by individuals other than health care practitioners licensed under Title 8 of the Education Law. (a) During the course or as part of any approved public health program (including but not limited to venereal disease control and lead poisoning programs), individuals other than health care practitioners licensed under Title 8 of the Education Law may withdraw a blood sample by means of skin prick or intravenous technique when so authorized by the State Commissioner of Health or local health officer.

(b) Before an individual may withdraw blood samples as provided in subdivision (a) of this section, he must have received training satisfactory to the State Commissioner of Health or local health officer to include procedures, precautions and contraindications in the use of techniques of blood withdrawal.

(c) The State Commissioner of Health or local health officer shall maintain a current list of all individuals whose training is satisfactory to him for the withdrawal of blood samples under his direction.
 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, February 23, 1994
Doc Status: 
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