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F tag 155-- Advance Directives- Revised Advance Copy
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This memorandum replaces a previous version of S&C: 12-47-NH dated September 27, 2012. Revisions: Additional revisions have been made to Surveyor Guidance at F tag 155 in Appendix PP of the State Operations Manual (SOM) and the associated training slides since the release of S&C 12-47 on September 27, 2012. The revisions include: o Removal of the term “right to accept” when referring to medical and surgical treatment. o Addition of guidance specific to experimental research. o Clarification that §483.10(b)(8) applies only to adult residents and not all residents regardless of age. o Addition of definition for “Investigational or experimental drugs.” o Updating the Investigative Protocol. o Updating the Power Point training slides. • Advance Copy Interpretive Guidelines: Revised advance copy of surveyor guidance is included in this memorandum. • Power Points: The revised Power Point training material with speaker notes is provided.