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          44:70:09:07.  Choice in planning care. A resident may choose a personal attending physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner, be fully informed in advance about care and treatment and of any changes in that care or treatment that may affect the resident's well-being, and participate in planning care and treatment or changes in care or treatment.


          Source: 38 SDR 115, effective January 9, 2012; 46 SDR 65, effective November 26, 2019.

          General Authority: SDCL 34-12-13(15).

          Law Implemented: SDCL 34-12-13(15).



          Right to choose own physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner unimpaired by public health programs -- Misdemeanor, SDCL 34-1-20.

          Rights of authorized person as incapacitated person, SDCL 34-12C-6.

          Liability of health care provider -- Liability of authorized decision maker, SDCL 34-12C-7.


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