4723.491 Organization of committee.

(A) The committee on prescriptive governance shall organize by selecting a chairperson from among its members who are nurses or collaborating physicians. The committee may select a new chairperson at any time.

(B) Five members constitute a quorum for the transaction of official business. The clinical pharmacist member may participate in any meeting of the committee, but shall be included as a voting member only when the committee is considering one of the following:

(1) The composition of the formulary of drugs and therapeutic devices that may be prescribed by a clinical nurse specialist, certified nurse-midwife, or certified nurse practitioner who holds a certificate to prescribe issued under section 4723.48 of the Revised Code;

(2) The manner in which a nurse may personally furnish to patients drugs and therapeutic devices packaged as samples and may personally furnish partial or complete supplies of other drugs and therapeutic devices;

(3) Recommendations to be given to the board of nursing for use in adopting rules under section 4723.50 of the Revised Code pertaining to the matters specified in divisions (B)(1) and (2) of this section.

(C) Members shall serve without compensation but shall receive payment for their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties. The expenses shall be paid by the board of nursing.

Effective Date: 05-17-2000 .

Related Legislative Provision: See 129th General AssemblyFile No.39, SB 171, §4 .