4731-18-04 Delegation of the use of light based medical devices; Exceptions.

(A) A physician authorized pursuant to Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery may delegate to any appropriate person the application of light based medical devices approved by the United States food and drug administration for phototherapy in treatment of hyperbilirubinemia in neonates.

(B) A physician authorized pursuant to Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery may delegate to any appropriate person the application of a light based medical device that is a fluorescent lamp phototherapy device for treatment of psoriasis and similar skin diseases. A flurorscent lamp photohterapy device is a device that emits ultraviolet light through the use of one or more fluorescent bulbs and is approved by the United States food and drug administration for phototherapy in the treatment of psoriasis or similar skin diseases.

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Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 4731.05
Rule amplifies: RC 4731.17 , 4731.22 , 4731.34 , 4731.41
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/31/2007