1.64 Health care workers definitions.

As used in the Revised Code:

(A) "Certified nurse-midwife" means a registered nurse who holds a valid certificate of authority issued under Chapter 4723. of the Revised Code that authorizes the practice of nursing as a certified nurse-midwife in accordance with section 4723.43 of the Revised Code and rules adopted by the board of nursing.

(B) "Certified nurse practitioner" means a registered nurse who holds a valid certificate of authority issued under Chapter 4723. of the Revised Code that authorizes the practice of nursing as a certified nurse practitioner in accordance with section 4723.43 of the Revised Code and rules adopted by the board of nursing.

(C) "Clinical nurse specialist" means a registered nurse who holds a valid certificate of authority issued under Chapter 4723. of the Revised Code that authorizes the practice of nursing as a clinical nurse specialist in accordance with section 4723.43 of the Revised Code and rules adopted by the board of nursing.

(D) "Physician assistant" means an individual who is licensed under Chapter 4730. of the Revised Code to provide services as a physician assistant to patients under the supervision, control, and direction of one or more physicians.

Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 110, §1, eff. 10/15/2015.

Effective Date: 03-31-2003; 05-17-2006