4715.372 Adoption of rules; Course standards.

(A) The state dental board shall adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code as necessary to implement the oral health access supervision program, including rules that do all of the following:

(1) For the purpose of division (G) (19) of section 4715.36 of the Revised Code, designate additional facilities at which a dental hygienist may be authorized to perform dental hygiene services under the oral health access supervision program;

(2) For the purpose of section 4715.362 of the Revised Code, prescribe the application form and requirements for obtaining an oral health access supervision permit;

(3) For the purpose of section 4715.363 of the Revised Code, prescribe the application form for a permit to practice as a dental hygienist under the oral health access supervision of a dentist;

(4) For the purpose of division (B)(3) of section 4715.363 of the Revised Code and subject to division (B) of this section, establish standards for the course in the practice of dental hygiene under oral health access supervision;

(5) For the purpose of section 4715.369 of the Revised Code, prescribe the form for renewal of an oral health access supervision permit;

(6) For the purpose of section 4715.37 of the Revised Code, prescribe the form for renewal of a permit to practice as a dental hygienist under the oral health access supervision of a dentist.

(B) The course in the practice of dental hygiene under oral health access supervision for which the board establishes standards under division (A)(4) of this section shall meet all of the following requirements:

(1) Be eight hours in length;

(2) Include, at a minimum, instruction in both of the following:

(a) The treatment of geriatric patients, medically compromised patients, developmentally disabled patients, and pediatric patients;

(b) Recordkeeping practices.

(3) Be developed and offered by an institution accredited by the American dental association commission on dental accreditation or a program provided by a sponsor of continuing education approved by the board;

(4) Include content that is separate and independent from the course content required for the completion of dental hygiene education from an accredited dental hygiene school.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.34, HB 190, §1, eff. 8/31/2010.