4778.01 Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(A) "American board of genetic counseling" means the organization known by that name, its successor organization, or an equivalent organization recognized by the state medical board.

(B) "American board of medical genetics" means the organization known by that name, its successor organization, or an equivalent organization recognized by the state medical board.

(C) "Certified genetic counselor" means either of the following:

(1) An individual who possesses the certified genetic counselor credential from the American board of genetic counseling;

(2) An individual who is a diplomate of the American board of medical genetics.

(D) "Collaborating physician" means a physician who has entered into a collaborative agreement with a genetic counselor under division (B) of section 4778.11 of the Revised Code.

(E) "Collaborative agreement" means the document that is established under division (B) of section 4778.11 of the Revised Code by a genetic counselor and the genetic counselor's collaborating physician.

(F) "Genetic counselor" means an individual who engages in any of the activities authorized under section 4778.11 of the Revised Code.

(G) "National society of genetic counselors" means the organization known by that name, its successor organization, or an equivalent organization recognized by the state medical board.

(H) "Physician" means an individual authorized under Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery.

Cite as R.C. § 4778.01

History. Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.120, HB 292, §1, eff. 9/6/2012.