4759-5-02 Student practice exemption.

(A) For purposes of divisions (D)(1) and (D)(2) of section 4759.02 of the Revised Code, a student dietitian may only engage in dietetic practice as defined in section 4759.01(A) of the Revised Code that is a part of the academic or pre-professional program.

(B) In order for student dietetic technicians to become qualified under the exemption for dietetic technicians contained in division (B) of section 4759.10 of the Revised Code, the board recognizes that pre-professional experiences are necessary. For this reason, dietetic practice by a student dietetic technician enrolled in a program that complies with the requirements in division (B) of section 4759.10 of the Revised Code, may be performed provided the student is actively pursuing the degree and the activity is performed under the supervision of a licensed dietitian or registered dietitian. A student dietetic technician may only engage in dietetic practice as defined in section 4759.01(A) of the Revised Code that is a part of the academic or pre-professional program.

(C) When supervising a student dietitian, a dietetic intern, or a student dietetic technician the licensee is responsible for providing appropriate training and guidelines for the student's clinical experiences, including ongoing close review of medical records and monitoring of student work performance. Documentation of such should be maintained in the licensee's records.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/20/2012 and 12/20/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4759.05(A)
Rule Amplifies: 4759.02(D)(1), (2) , 4759.01(A) , 4759.10(B)
Prior Effective Dates: 11/30/87, 2/9/98, 3/15/03