Scope of Practice: Medical Professional
When an emergency declaration is in effect, an out-of-state licensed medical professional can practice in this state, which can include the administration of anesthetics, minor surgery intravenous, subcutaneous, or intramuscular procedures, or the administration of oral and topical medications, but they must be under the supervision of a member of the medical staff of a licensed hospital of this state. Additional services can be provided under the authority of other state statutes.
Powers and duties of personnel of disaster relief forces; liability for personal injury or property damage; right to benefits or compensation; disaster relief workers; immunity; liability and legal obligation of persons owning or controlling real estate or other premises used for shelter; “gross negligence” defined.
(5) An individual listed in subsection (6), during a state of disaster declared by the governor, may practice, in addition to the authority granted by other statutes of this state, the administration of anesthetics; minor surgery; intravenous, subcutaneous, or intramuscular procedure; or oral and topical medication; or a combination of these under the supervision of a member of the medical staff of a licensed hospital of this state, and may assist the staff member in other medical and surgical proceedings.