4779.04 Supervision by licensee.

No individual who provides orthotic, prosthetic, or pedorthic services under the supervision of an individual licensed under this chapter, as provided in division (B)(3) of section 4779.02 of the Revised Code, shall do so unless all of the following are the case:

(A) The individual does not perform any services that the supervising orthotist, prosthetist, orthotist-prosthetist, or pedorthist is not authorized to perform;

(B) During the initial evaluation of any patient who can reasonably be expected to require orthotic, prosthetic, or pedorthic services and during the fitting and delivery of an orthotic or pedorthic device or prosthesis, the supervising orthotist, prosthetist, orthotist-prosthetist, or pedorthist is physically present;

(C) At times other than those described in division (B) of this section, the supervising orthotist, prosthetist, orthotist-prosthetist, or pedorthist is either physically present at the location where the individual is practicing or is readily available to the individual through some means of telecommunication and is in a location that under normal circumstances is not more than sixty minutes travel time away from the location where the individual is practicing. No individual licensed under this chapter may supervise more than four individuals not licensed to practice orthotics, prosthetics, or pedorthics who are practicing orthotic, prosthetic, or pedorthic services.

Cite as R.C. § 4779.04

History. Effective Date: 10-27-2000