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The DC Code: § 7-2124 Personnel training.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)

Hospitals shall have written policies and procedures to ensure that all personnel who provide care or information to a victim of sexual assault:

1
Are trained to provide medically and factually accurate and objective information about prophylactic antibiotics for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases and emergency contraception for the prevention of pregnancy to a victim of sexual assault;
2
Actually provide that information to a victim of sexual assault; and
3
Ensure immediate access to prophylactic antibiotics for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases and emergency contraception for the prevention of pregnancy to each victim of sexual assault, if requested and such treatment is not medically contraindicated.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-346, see notes following § 7-2121. DC CODE § 7-2124 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 25, 2009, D.C. Law 17-346, § 5, 56 DCR 966.)