2133.211 Authority and immunity of nurses and physician assistants.

A person who holds a certificate of authority to practice as a certified nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist issued under section 4723.42 of the Revised Code may take any action that may be taken by an attending physician under sections 2133.21 to 2133.26 of the Revised Code and has the immunity provided by section 2133.22 of the Revised Code if the action is taken pursuant to a standard care arrangement with a collaborating physician.

A person who holds a certificate to practice as a physician assistant issued under Chapter 4730. of the Revised Code may take any action that may be taken by an attending physician under sections 2133.21 to 2133.26 of the Revised Code and has the immunity provided by section 2133.22 of the Revised Code if the action is taken pursuant to a physician supervisory plan approved pursuant to section 4730.17 of the Revised Code or the policies of a health care facility in which the physician assistant is practicing.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.161, HB 284, §1, eff. 3/22/2013.

Effective Date: 07-09-1998