(1) A person certified as a hemodialysis technician may, under the direct supervision of a physician licensed under ORS chapter 677 or a registered nurse licensed under ORS 678.010 to 678.410, perform functions as determined by rules adopted by the Department of Human Services, in consultation with the Oregon Medical Board and the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
(2) A hemodialysis technician shall not:
(a) Administer medications by oral, intramuscular, intravenous or subcutaneous means except as specified under rules adopted by the department pursuant to subsection (1) of this section.
(b) Determine the frequency, duration or nature of dialysis treatments or alter any treatment prescribed by a licensed health professional.
(c) Engage in any health care activity requiring a license except as authorized under rules adopted by the department pursuant to subsection (1) of this section. [1997 c.580 §3]Section: Previous 688.575 688.585 688.595 688.600 688.605 688.625 688.630 688.635 688.640 688.645 688.650 688.655 688.660 688.665 688.700 Next
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