.01 Scope.

A. This chapter governs the delegation of acts by a physician to an assistant not otherwise authorized under the Health Occupations Article or the Education Article, Annotated Code of Maryland.

B. This chapter may not be construed:

(1) As establishing the licensure, certification, or registration of assistants;

(2) To apply to certified, registered, or licensed professionals, or health occupation students acting pursuant to Health Occupations Article, Annotated Code of Maryland; and

(3) To mean that this chapter overrides or is to be used in lieu of more stringent regulations, policies, and procedures established by State licensure or certification requirements or Board-recognized accrediting agencies.