(A) No person shall hold that person out as being able to function as a physician assistant, or use any words or letters indicating or implying that the person is a physician assistant, without a current, valid certificate to practice as a physician assistant issued pursuant to this chapter.
(B) No person shall practice as a physician assistant without the supervision, control, and direction of a physician.
(C) No person shall act as the supervising physician of a physician assistant without having received the state medical board's approval of a supervision agreement entered into with the physician assistant.
(D) No person shall practice as a physician assistant without having entered into a supervision agreement that has been approved by the state medical board.
(E) No person acting as the supervising physician of a physician assistant shall authorize the physician assistant to perform services if either of the following is the case:
(1) The services are not within the physician's normal course of practice and expertise;
(2) The services are inconsistent with the physician supervisory plan approved by the state medical board for the supervising physician or the policies of the health care facility in which the physician and physician assistant are practicing.
(F) No person shall practice as a physician assistant in a manner that is inconsistent with the physician supervisory plan approved for the physician who is responsible for supervising the physician assistant or the policies of the health care facility in which the physician assistant is practicing.
(G) No person practicing as a physician assistant shall prescribe any drug or device to perform or induce an abortion, or otherwise perform or induce an abortion.
(H) No person shall advertise to provide services as a physician assistant, except for the purpose of seeking employment.
(I) No person practicing as a physician assistant shall fail to wear at all times when on duty a placard, plate, or other device identifying that person as a "physician assistant."
Cite as R.C. § 4730.02
History. Effective Date: 03-05-1996; 05-17-2006