10.32.12.03

.03 Standards for the Delegating Physician.

A. A 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 supervising 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 the delegated act cannot be transferred from the delegating physician to another physician without:

(1) The expressed consent of the other physician; and

(2) Informing the assistant.