10.32.12.05

.05 Prohibited Conduct.

A. An assistant 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 to practice beyond the scope of this chapter, may be subject to discipline for grounds within Health Occupations Article, §14-404(a), Annotated Code of Maryland, including, but not limited to, practicing medicine with an unauthorized person or aiding an unauthorized person in the practice of medicine.

C. A delegating physician may not require an assistant to perform a delegated act.