4731-17-01 Definitions.

For purposes of this chapter of the Administrative Code:

(A) "Licensee" means any person holding or practicing pursuant to a certificate issued by the board under Chapter 4730., 4731., 4760., 4762.,or 4774. of the Revised Code.

(B) "Invasive procedure" means any of the following:.

(1) Surgical or procedural entry into tissues, cavities, or organs or repair of major traumatic injuries associated with any of the following: an operating or delivery room, emergency department, or outpatient setting, including physicians' offices: cardiac catheterization and angiographic procedures: a vaginal or cesarean delivery or other invasive obstetric procedure during which bleeding may occur: or the manipulation, cutting, or removal of any oral or perioral tissues, including tooth structure, during which bleeding occurs or the potential for bleeding exists.

(2) Any entry into the hair follicle using an electric modality for the purpose of hair removal.

(3) The practice of acupuncture as defined in section 4762.01 of the Revised Code.

(4) The performance of fluoroscopic procedures pursuant to section 4774.08 of the Revised Code.

(C) "FDA" means the United States food and drug administration.

(D) "EPA" means the United States environmental protection agency.

Effective: 03/31/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/16/2009 and 03/31/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4730.07 , 4731.05 , 4760.19 , 4762.19 , 4774.11
Rule Amplifies: 4730.25 , 4731.051 , 4731.22 , 4760.13 , 4762.13 , 4774.13
Prior Effective Dates: 10/1/94, 12/31/97, 2/28/04