4755-46-01 Delegation of tasks to unlicensed persons.

(A) For the purpose of this rule, unlicensed persons are defined as any person not holding a valid license under sections 4755.60 to 4755.65 of the Revised Code.

(B) The primary function of unlicensed supportive personnel functioning under the supervision of an athletic trainer is to perform designated routine tasks related to the operation of athletic training.

(C) Athletic trainers shall only delegate tasks to unlicensed support personnel when they are on-site to supervise the delegated tasks.

(D) Athletic trainers shall not delegate to unlicensed support personnel:

(1) Interpretation of licensed practitioner referrals.

(2) Performance of evaluative procedures.

(3) Initiation or adjustment of treatment procedures or activities.

(4) Responsibility for planning patient care.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/15/2013 and 03/15/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4755.61
Rule Amplifies: 4755.61
Prior Effective Dates: 7/8/91, 3/20/98