4729-33-01 Definitions.

As used in Chapter 4729-33 of the Administrative Code:

(A) "Certificate to practice" means the level to which an individual is trained and licensed as defined in sections 4765.01 , 4765.011 and 4765.30 of the Revised Code and rule 4765-1-01 of the Administrative Code.

(B) "Controlled substance" has the same meaning as in section 4729.01 of the Revised Code.

(C) "Dangerous Drug" has the same meaning as in section 4729.01 of the Revised Code and in rule 4729-9-01 of the Administrative Code.

(D) "Emergency medical service (EMS) organization" has the same meaning as in section 4765.01 of the Revised Code.

(E) "Medical director" has the same meaning as in rule 4765-10-06 of the Administrative Code.

(F) "Mutual aid" means a formal written agreement between two or more EMS organizations to assist in emergency medical coverage in the other's usual area of coverage including having access to dangerous drugs during the emergency situation.

(G) "Posting up" means locating an EMS unit containing dangerous drugs at a location other than a location licensed by the board of pharmacy.

(H) "Posting up at a special event" means locating an EMS unit containing dangerous drugs at a location other than a location licensed by the board of pharmacy pursuant to a formal agreement with the sponsors of the special event.

(I) "Readily retrievable" means all records which are required to be maintained must be provided upon request to the inspector or agent of the board of pharmacy within three working days.

(J) "Responsible person" has the same meaning as in rule 4729-13-01 of the Administrative Code.

(K) "Satellite" means an address licensed by the board as a terminal distributor of dangerous drugs that is separate from the licensed headquarters address of the EMS organization.

(L) "Scope of practice shall be defined as in section 4765.35 of the Revised Code and rule 4765-12- 04 of the Administrative Code for a emergency medical responder, section 4765.37 of the Revised Code and rule 4765-15-04 of the Administrative Code for an emergency medical technician, section 4765.38 of the Revised Code and rule 4765-16-04 of the Administrative Code for an advanced emergency medical technician, and section 4765.39 of the Revised Code and rule 4765-17-03 of the Administrative Code for aparamedic, and rules 4765-6-01 , 4765-6-03 , 4765-6-04 and 4765-6-05 of the Administrative Code.

(M) "Special event" means an event requiring EMS coverage for more than twenty-four hours including, but not limited to, the following:

(1) A county fair.

(2) A weekend festival.

(N) "Standing order" and "protocol" have the same meanings as in rule 4729-5-01 of the Administrative Code.

(O) "Tamper-evident" means the package is sealed in such a way that access to the drugs stored within is not possible without leaving visible proof that such access has been attempted or made.

(P) "Terminal distributor of dangerous drugs" has the same meaning as in section 4729.01 of the Revised Code.

Effective: 08/22/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/06/2014 and 05/30/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4729.26
Rule Amplifies: 4729.01 , 4729.51 , 4729.54 , 4729.55
Prior Effective Dates: 8/15/2000, 1/1/2004, 1/1/09