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Rule 4723-17-01 | Definitions.


For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:

(A) "Adult" means anyone who is eighteen years of age or older.

(B) "Antibiotic" means a medication, including an anti-infective or anti-fungal, administered to inhibit the growth of, or destroy, microorganisms in the treatment or prevention of infectious disease.

(C) "Direction" means communication of a plan of care, based upon assessment of the patient by the registered nurse, or licensed physician, physician assistant, dentist, optometrist, or podiatrist, that establishes the parameters for providing care or performing a procedure. Unless otherwise provided by law, the registered nurse, or licensed physician, dentist, optometrist, or podiatrist shall be available on site to assess and evaluate the patient's response to the plan of care.

(D) "Initiate" means to start or to begin.

(E) "Maintain" means to administer or regulate an intravenous infusion according to the prescribed flow rate.

(F) "Piggyback" means an intermittent or secondary intravenous infusion.

(G) "OBN Approver" has the same meaning as in paragraph (N) of rule 4723-14-01 of the Administrative Code.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4723.07
Amplifies: 4723.01(F), 4723.18, 4723.181
Five Year Review Date: 10/11/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/1993, 12/1/1993, 2/1/2000, 2/1/2005, 2/1/2010, 2/1/2015