Compilation of Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia
Department 360 - RULES OF GEORGIA COMPOSITE MEDICAL BOARD.
Chapter 360-13 - RESPIRATORY CARE PROFESSIONALS, TECHNICIANS AND THERAPISTS
Rule 360-13-.15 - Changes in Medical Directors

Universal Citation: GA Rules and Regs r 360-13-.15

RULE 360-13-.15. Changes in Medical Directors

(1) In order to maintain certification, a respiratory care professional must continue to work under the supervision or direction of a person holding a Georgia medical license who has experience in and knowledge of respiratory care and who is readily available to the certificate holder in his/her workplace to provide personal supervision.

(2) Immediately upon termination of the medical director/respiratory care professional relationship, the Respiratory Care professional is required to give notice and the date of termination to the Board by certified mail. Failure to notify the Board immediately may result in disciplinary action against the respiratory care professional. The respiratory care professional shall not engage in the practice of respiratory care unless he/she is working under the supervision or direction of person holding a Georgia medical license who meets the requirements of paragraph (1).

(3) The respiratory care professional shall immediately notify the Board by certified mail, on a form approved by the Board of a change in the medical directors.

(4) Failure to comply with the requirements of this rule may result in disciplinary action against the respiratory care professional's certificate.

O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-1-19, 43-34-143, 43-34-145, 43-34-148.

(Original Rule entitled "Changes in Medical Directors" adopted. F. Oct. 16, 2006; eff. Nov. 5, 2006.)
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