4723-8-01 Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(A) "Advanced practice registered nurse" means a certified registered nurse anesthetist, clinical nurse specialist, certified nurse-midwife, or certified nurse practitioner as provided in division (O) of section 4723.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) "Certificate of authority" means the certificate issued by the board and held by an advanced practice registered nurse who has fulfilled all requirements of the board set forth in section 4723.41 of the Revised Code and this chapter.

(C) "Certified registered nurse anesthetist" means a registered nurse who has met the requirements of section 4723.41 of the Revised Code, and who holds a current valid certificate of authority issued by the board under section 4723.42 of the Revised Code.

(D) "Clinical nurse specialist" means a registered nurse who has met the requirements of section 4723.41 of the Revised Code, and who holds a current valid certificate of authority issued by the board under section 4723.42 of the Revised Code.

(E) "Certified nurse-midwife" means a registered nurse who has met the requirements of section 4723.41 of the Revised Code, and who holds a current valid certificate of authority issued by the board under section 4723.42 of the Revised Code.

(F) "Certified nurse practitioner" means a registered nurse who has met the requirements of section 4723.41 of the Revised Code, and who holds a current valid certificate of authority issued by the board under section 4723.42 of the Revised Code.

(G) "Collaboration" or "collaborating" means:

(1) In the case of a certified nurse practitioner or a clinical nurse specialist, except as provided in paragraph (G)(2) of this rule, that a podiatrist or physician has entered into a standard care arrangement with the nurse and is continuously available to communicate with the clinical nurse specialist or certified nurse practitioner either in person, or by radio, telephone, or other form of telecommunication;

(2) In the case of a clinical nurse specialist whose nursing specialty is mental health or psychiatric mental health, that a physician is continuously available to communicate with the nurse either in person, or by radio, telephone, or other form of telecommunication; or

(3) In the case of a certified nurse-midwife, that a physician has entered into a standard care arrangement with the nurse and is continuously available to communicate with the nurse either in person, or by radio, telephone, or other form of telecommunication.

(H) "Dentist" means an individual holding a license issued under Chapter 4715. of the Revised Code to practice dentistry, and who is practicing in Ohio.

(I) "Physician" means an individual holding a certificate issued under Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code authorizing the practice of medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery, and who is practicing in Ohio.

(J) "Podiatrist" means an individual holding a certificate issued under Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code authorizing the practice of podiatric medicine, and who is practicing in Ohio.

(K) "Standard care arrangement" means a written, formal guide for planning and evaluating a patient's health care that is developed by a collaborating physician or podiatrist and a certified nurse-midwife, certified nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist, and that meets the requirements of section 4723.431 of the Revised Code and this chapter.

(L) "Supervision" means that a certified registered nurse anesthetist is under the direction of a podiatrist, a dentist, or a physician, and, when administering anesthesia, the certified registered nurse anesthetist is in the immediate presence of the podiatrist, dentist, or physician.

Effective: 02/01/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/01/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4723.07
Rule Amplifies: 4723.01 , 4723.43
Prior Effective Dates: 04/01/1997, 02/01/2002, 04/01/2006, 11/5/2012