4755-48-01 Investigations and inspections.

(A) Pursuant to sections 4755.02 and 4755.64 of the Revised Code, the athletic trainers section shall investigate compliance with sections 4755.60 to 4755.65 of the Revised Code or any rule or order adopted by the athletic trainers section. The section shall also investigate alleged grounds for the suspension, revocation, or refusal to issue or renew licenses, or reprimand, fine, or place a licensee on probation.

(B) Board investigators may conduct routine inspections at the work site of licensees to determine compliance with the laws and rules governing the practice of athletic training. Investigators will carry proper identification to be shown upon request.

(C) Routine inspections include, but are not limited to, checking the display of wall certificates; verifying proper supervision of unlicensed personnel; reviewing written documentation of services; checking for authorized licensed practitioner referrals.

(D) Investigations of complaints shall include search for specific evidence regarding the case. In accordance with division (A) of section 4755.02 of the Revised Code, the section may issue subpoenas to obtain copies of patient records and personnel files of licensees.

(E) All investigations shall be conducted pursuant to the laws and rules of the state of Ohio.

Effective: 05/01/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/13/2010 and 04/01/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4755.61
Rule Amplifies: 4755.02 , 4755.64
Prior Effective Dates: 7/8/91, 4/27/96, 5/1/08