4730-2-08 Standards for personally furnishing drugs and therapeutic devices.

(A) The following general provisions apply for purposes of this rule:

(1) The term "certificate to prescribe" includes the provisional certificate to prescribe and the full certificate to prescribe issued by the board pursuant to section 4730.44 of the Revised Code.

(2) The physician assistant may personally furnish a complete or partial supply of a drug or therapeutic device only in accordance with this rule and any other applicable state or federal laws or rules relative to personally furnishing drugs and therapeutic devices, including, but not limited to, rules adopted by the Ohio board of pharmacy.

(B) A physician assistant who holds a certificate to prescribe and who has been granted physician-delegated prescriptive authority by a supervising physician may personally furnish to a patient a complete or partial supply of drugs and therapeutic devices, in accordance with all of the following conditions:

(1) The physician assistant shall not personally furnish drugs and devices in locations other than a health department operated by the board of health of a city or general health district or the authority having the duties of a board of health under section 3709.05 of the Revised Code, a federally funded comprehensive primary care clinic, or a nonprofit health clinic or program;

(2) The physician assistant may personally furnish only those types of drugs and devices that meet all of the following requirements:

(a) The drugs and devices are antibiotics, antifungals, scabicides, contraceptives, prenatal vitamins, antihypertensives, drugs and devices used in the treatment of diabetes, drugs and devices used in the treatment of asthma, or drugs used in the treatment of dyslipidemia;

(b) The drugs and devices are included among the drugs and devices set forth in the formulary established in rule 4730-2-06 of the Administrative Code; and

(c) The drugs and devices are included among the drugs and devices for which the supervising physician has granted prescriptive authority to the physician assistant.

(3) The physician assistant shall not personally furnish either of the following:

(a) Any schedule II controlled substance; or

(b) Any drug or device used to perform or induce an abortion.

(4) The physician assistant shall affix to the container or device a label showing all of the following information:

(a) The name, address, and certificate to prescribe number of the prescribing physician assistant;

(b) The name of the patient for whom the drug or device is intended;

(c) Name and strength of the drug;

(d) Directions for use; and

(e) Date furnished.

(C) The physician assistant who holds a certificate to prescribe and who has been granted physician-delegated prescriptive authority by a supervising physician shall maintain a written record of all drugs and devices personally furnished by the physician assistant.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/19/2014 and 03/19/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4730.07 , 4730.39
Rule Amplifies: 4730.43
Prior Effective Dates: 10/31/2007