4723-9-05 Standards and procedures for obtaining an externship certificate to prescribe.

(A) Applicants seeking an externship certificate, in accordance with division (A) of section 4723.482 of the Revised Code, to prescribe as a certified nurse-midwife, certified nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist shall submit:

(1) A completed application on the form required by the board, located athttp://www.nursing.ohio.gov/forms.htm (revised October 2013), that includes evidence of having successfully completed the advanced pharmacology course as set forth in rule 4723-9-03 of the Administrative Code;

(2) Evidence of holding both a current, valid license to practice nursing as a registered nurse and a current, valid certificate of authority issued under section 4723.41 of the Revised Code to practice as a certified nurse-midwife, certified nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist;

(3) Documentation of a collaborative practice with a supervising physician who has agreed to the practice agreement; and

(4) An application fee of fifty dollars.

(B) Applicants seeking an externship certificate, according to division (D) of section 4723.482 of the Revised Code, to prescribe as a certified nurse-midwife, certified nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist shall submit a completed application on the form required by the board, located at http://www.nursing.ohio.gov/forms.htm (revised October 2013), that includes:

(1) Documentation satisfactory to the board of:

(a) Having held, for a continuous period of at least one year during the three years immediately preceding the date of application, valid authority issued by another jurisdiction to prescribe therapeutic devices and drugs, excluding controlled substances; or

(b) Having been employed by the United States government and authorized, for a continuous period of at least one year during the three years immediately preceding the date of application, to prescribe therapeutic devices and drugs, excluding controlled substances, in conjunction with that employment;

(2) Verification of both a current, valid license to practice nursing as a registered nurse and a current, valid certificate of authority issued by another jurisdiction to practice as a certified nurse-midwife, certified nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist;

(3) Documentation of a collaborative practice with a supervising physician who has agreed to the practice agreement; and

(4) An application fee of fifty dollars.

(C) The externship certificate to prescribe shall be considered current for one year following issuance of the certificate by the board unless the certificate is suspended or revoked by the board.

(D) An externship certificate to prescribe may be extended for an additional two years if the nurse submits evidence satisfactory to the board of continued participation in an externship as set forth in rule 4723-9-04 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 02/01/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/15/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4723.50
Rule Amplifies: 4723.48 , 4723.482 , 4723.484
Prior Effective Dates: 10/01/2001, 02/01/2002, 02/01/2006, 02/01/2011