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Section 4730.39 | Rules governing physician-delegated prescriptive authority.


(A) The state medical board shall adopt rules governing physician-delegated prescriptive authority for physician assistants. The rules shall be adopted in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

(B) The board's rules governing physician-delegated prescriptive authority shall establish all of the following:

(1) Requirements regarding the pharmacology courses that a physician assistant is required to complete;

(2) A specific prohibition against prescribing any drug or device to perform or induce an abortion;

(3) Standards and procedures to be followed by a physician assistant in personally furnishing samples of drugs or complete or partial supplies of drugs to patients under section 4730.43 of the Revised Code;

(4) Any other requirements the board considers necessary to implement the provisions of this chapter regarding physician-delegated prescriptive authority.

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