Rule 4729:5-3-15 | Use of hospital and other institution D.E.A. registrations.
(A) As used in this rule, "hospital or other institution" has the same meaning as in Part 1301 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
(B) A prescriber who is an agent or employee of a hospital or other institution may, when acting in the normal course of business or employment, administer, personally furnish, or prescribe controlled substances under the "Drug Enforcement Administration" (D.E.A.) registration of the hospital.
(C) A person pursuing an approved training program within the jurisdiction of the hospital or other institution and authorized to write prescriptions pursuant to paragraph (B) of rule 4729:5-1-02 of the Administrative Code may administer, personally furnish, or prescribe controlled substances under the registration of the hospital or other institution. Persons pursuing such approved training programs may function in sites outside the physical confines of the hospital or other institution only if such sites are part of the training program and the persons are under the employment and jurisdiction of the hospital or other institution administering the approved program. While functioning in the outside sites, such persons may continue to use the internal code assigned by the hospital or other institution administering the approved program, upon mutual agreement of the hospital or other institution and the outside site.
(D) The administering, personally furnishing, or prescribing must be done in the usual course of the persons professional practice and only within the scope of the persons employment in the hospital or other institution.
(E) Each person so authorized must be assigned a specific internal code number by the hospital or other institution which will be used as a suffix to the hospital D.E.A. registration number. Such internal code number shall consist of numbers, letters, or a combination thereof, shall be preceded by a hyphen, and no more than ten characters in length, excluding the hyphen. A current list of the internal codes and the corresponding individual prescribers must be kept by the hospital or other institution and made available at all times to other registrants, state board of pharmacy designated agents, investigators of the state medical board, and federal, state, county, or municipal law enforcement agencies for verification.
A current list of internal codes and the corresponding individual prescribers shall be filed with the state board of pharmacy, in a manner and format determined by the board. Additions, deletions or changes to the list must be submitted to the state board of pharmacy within ten business days of any such addition, deletion or change.
(F) A pharmacist practicing under a consult agreement, as authorized in section 4729.39 of the Revised Code, shall not prescribe controlled substances under the registration of the hospital or other institution.