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      RS 37:1360.56     


§1360.56.  Consultation and collaboration for medical psychologists without a certificate of advanced practice

A.  Medical psychologists shall prescribe only in consultation and collaboration with the patient's primary or attending physician, and with the concurrence of that physician.

B.  The medical psychologist shall also re-consult with the patient's physician prior to making changes in the patient's medication treatment protocol, as established with the physician, or as otherwise directed by the physician.  The medical psychologist and the physician shall document the consultation in the patient's medical record.

C.  In the event a patient does not have a primary or attending physician, the medical psychologist shall not prescribe for that patient.

D.  The board shall promulgate rules relating to how the consultation and collaboration shall be affected in consultation with the Medical Psychology Advisory Committee.

Acts 2009, No. 251, §11, eff. July 1, 2009.

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