Section 2.55 - Subcutaneous or intradermal diagnostic tests administered by individuals other than health care practitioners licensed under Title 8 of the Education Law

2.55 Subcutaneous or intradermal diagnostic tests administered by individuals other than health care practitioners licensed under Title 8 of the Education Law. (a) As part of any approved public health program, an individual other than a health care practitioner licensed under Title 8 of the Education Law may administer subcutaneous or intradermal diagnostic tests, including but not limited to tuberculin and histoplasmin tests, when so authorized by the State Commissioner of Health or local health officer.

(b) Before individuals may administer subcutaneous or intradermal diagnostic tests as provided in subdivision (a) of this section they must have received training satisfactory to the State Commissioner of Health or local health officer to include techniques, indications, precautions and contraindications in the use of the agent or agents and techniques of administration.

(c) The State Commissioner of Health or local health officer shall maintain a current list of all individuals whose training is satisfactory to him for the administration of subcutaneous or intradermal diagnostic tests under his direction.
 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, February 23, 1994
Doc Status: 
Complete