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10.32.12.00.htm 10.32.12.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 32 BOARD OF PHYSICIANS Chapter 12 Delegation of Acts by a Licensed Physician Authority: Health General Article, §19-114 and 19-118; Health Occupations Article, §14-205(a) and 14-306; Annotated Code of Maryland
10.32.12.01.htm 10.32.12.01. 01 Scope.. A. This chapter governs the delegation of technical acts by a licensed physician to an:. 1) Assistant not otherwise authorized under the Health Occupations Article or the Education Article, Annotated Code of Maryland; and2) RCIS assisting in the physician's performance of fluoroscopy during a cardiac catheterization procedure under certain circumstances as authorized under Regulation .06 of this chapter.B. This chapter may not be construed:. 1) As establishing the li
10.32.12.02.htm 10.32.12.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Assistant” means an individual to whom only routine technical acts are delegated by a licensed physician and who is:a) Trained as defined in §B(17) of this regulation and not certified, registered, or licensed by the Board or any other State health occupation board; orb) Certified, registered, or licensed by the Board or any other State health occupation board and is
10.32.12.03.htm 10.32.12.03. 03 Standards for the Licensed Physician Delegating to an Assistant.. A. A licensed physician who delegates shall:. 1) Evaluate the risk to the patient and the outcome of the delegated acts;. 2) Delegate only those technical acts that are customary to the practice of the licensed physician;. 3) Delegate only those technical acts for which the assistant has been trained;. 4) Be responsible for the acts of the assistant; and. 5) Supervise the assistant.. B. The responsibility for
10.32.12.04.htm 10.32.12.04. 04 Scope of Delegation to an Assistant.. A. A licensed physician may not delegate to an assistant technical acts which are exclusively limited to any individual required to be licensed, certified, registered, or otherwise recognized pursuant to any provision of the Health Occupations Article and the Education Article, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. A licensed physician may delegate technical acts consistent with national standards in the medical community and the appro
10.32.12.05.htm 10.32.12.05. 05 Prohibited Conduct and Penalties.. A. An assistant or RCIS acting beyond the scope of this chapter may be:. 1) Considered to be engaged in the unlicensed practice of medicine; and. 2) Subject to all applicable penalties and fines in accordance with Health Occupations Article, §14-602 and 14-607, Annotated Code of Maryland, and COMAR 10.32.02.B. A delegating physician, through either act or omission, facilitation, or otherwise enabling or forcing an assistant or RCI
10.32.12.06.htm 10.32.12.06. 06 RCIS Assistance in the Delegating Physician’s Performance of Fluoroscopy.. A. Scope of Regulation.. 1) This regulation governs:. a) A licensed physician’s delegation of technical acts to an RCIS assisting in the physician’s performance of fluoroscopy provided the delegation is in accordance with the entirety of this chapter; andb) The responsibilities of the hospital in which the cardiac catheterization laboratory is located to verify and document the qualifications of an RCI
10.32.12.07.htm 10.32.12.07. 07 Enforcement.. A. The Board shall conduct any necessary investigation regarding the failure to comply with the requirements of Health Occupations Article, §14-306, Annotated Code of Maryland, and this chapter.B. Any matter regarding a hospital’s failure to comply with the requirements of Health Occupations Article, §14-306, Annotated Code of Maryland, and Regulation .06 of this chapter shall be adjudicated in accordance with COMAR 10.32.02.
10.32.12.9999.htm 10.32.12.9999. Administrative History Effective date: June 12, 2000 (27:11 Md. R. 1078). Regulation .01 amended effective December 27, 2021 (48:26 Md. R. 1112). Regulation .02B amended effective September 2, 2002 (29:17 Md. R. 1380) March 14, 2016 (43:5 Md. R. 386) December 27, 2021 (48:26 Md. R. 1112)Regulation .03 amended effective December 27, 2021 (48:26 Md. R. 1112). Regulation .04 amended effective September 2, 2002 (29:17 Md. R. 1380) December 27, 2021 (48:26 Md. R. 1112)
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