Section 4730.41 | Physician assistant's authority under certificate to prescribe.
(A) A physician assistant who holds a valid prescriber number issued by the state medical board is authorized to prescribe and personally furnish drugs and therapeutic devices in the exercise of physician-delegated prescriptive authority.
(B) In exercising physician-delegated prescriptive authority, a physician assistant is subject to all of the following:
(1) The physician assistant shall exercise physician-delegated prescriptive authority only to the extent that the physician supervising the physician assistant has granted that authority.
(2) The physician assistant shall comply with all conditions placed on the physician-delegated prescriptive authority, as specified by the supervising physician who is supervising the physician assistant in the exercise of physician-delegated prescriptive authority.
(3) If the physician assistant possesses physician-delegated prescriptive authority for controlled substances, the physician assistant shall register with the federal drug enforcement administration.
(4) If the physician assistant possesses physician-delegated prescriptive authority for schedule II controlled substances, the physician assistant shall comply with section 4730.411 of the Revised Code.
(5) If the physician assistant possesses physician-delegated prescriptive authority to prescribe for a minor an opioid analgesic, as those terms are defined in sections 3719.061 and 3719.01 of the Revised Code, respectively, the physician assistant shall comply with section 3719.061 of the Revised Code.
(6) The physician assistant shall comply with the requirements of section 4730.44 of the Revised Code.
(C) A physician assistant shall not prescribe any drug in violation of state or federal law.
Available Versions of this Section
- September 17, 2014 – House Bill 314 - 130th General Assembly [ View September 17, 2014 Version ]
- March 19, 2015 – House Bill 394, Senate Bill 276 - 130th General Assembly [ View March 19, 2015 Version ]
- March 20, 2019 – Amended by Senate Bill 259 - 132nd General Assembly [ View March 20, 2019 Version ]