In an investigation and prosecution of sexual exploitation by physicians, surgeons, psychotherapists, or alcohol and drug abuse counselors – cannot obtain disclosure of any confidential files of other current or former patients/clients of the individual under investigation.
The results from any test may be provided directly to the person requesting the test if the test concerned that person. These test results shall be clearly presented and indicate whether there is a need for referral to a physician and surgeon.
Within 30 days after the death or incapacity of a dentist, the contracting dentist or dentists shall send notification of the death or incapacity by mail to the last known address of each current patient of record with an explanation of how copies of the patient's records may be obtained. This notice may also contain any other relevant information concerning the continuation of the dental practice. The failure to comply with the notification requirement within the 30-day period shall be grounds for terminating the operation of the dental practice under subdivision (b).
A physical evaluation and medical history shall be taken before the administration of oral conscious sedation to a minor, and the dentist who administers it to a minor shall maintain records of the physical evaluation, medical history, and oral conscious sedation procedures used.
A physical evaluation and medical history shall be taken before the administration of oral conscious sedation to an adult, and the dentist who administers it to an adult shall maintain records of the physical evaluation, medical history, and oral conscious sedation procedures used.
A physical evaluation and medical history shall be taken before the administration of conscious sedation, and the dentist shall maintain records of the physical evaluation, medical history, and conscious sedation procedures used.
After a committee in its discretion has determined that a dentist licentiate has been rehabilitated and the diversion program is completed, the committee shall purge and destroy all records pertaining to the licentiate's participation in a diversion program. Treatment records are confidential.
Any person applying for a license or the renewal of a license as a professional boxer or martial arts fighter must present HIV and hepatitis C antibody and hepatitis B antigen tests to the commission. Information received under this section and any other medical information about an applicant or licensee shall be confidential and not subject to discovery or subpoena
Unprofessional conduct by licensed dental hygienist includes the failure to report to the Dental Hygiene Committee in writing within seven days: (1) the death of his or her patient during the performance of any dental hygiene procedure; (2) the discovery of the death of a patient whose death is related to a dental hygiene procedure performed by him or her; or (3) except for a scheduled hospitalization, the removal to a hospital or emergency center for medical treatment for a period exceeding 24 hours of any patient as a result of dental or dental hygiene treatment.