Rule 4729:3-3-05 | Certified pharmacy technician administration of diagnostic tests.
(A) A certified pharmacy technician under the direct supervision of a pharmacist may administer clinical laboratory improvement amendments (CLIA) waived diagnostic laboratory testing provided the following conditions are met:
(1) The pharmacy or facility licensed as a terminal distributor of dangerous drugs is certified by the United States department of health and human services (HHS), as a clinical laboratory through the CLIA;
(2) The pharmacy or facility licensed as a terminal distributor of dangerous drugs has obtained a CLIA certificate of waiver from HHS; and
(3) The responsible person of the terminal distributor of dangerous drugs and the terminal distributor of dangerous drugs shall ensure and document that all certified pharmacy technicians conducting CLIA waived tests pursuant to this rule receive appropriate training to conduct testing in a safe and effective manner.
(B) This rule applies only to the administration and evaluation of laboratory testing by individuals licensed or registered in accordance with Chapter 4729. of the Revised Code.