The Veterinary Medical Board has the authority to place a licensee or registrant on probation. The board may require the licensee or registrant to submit to a complete diagnostic examination by board-appointed physicians. Accordingly, if the board requires a licensee or registrant to submit to that examination, the board shall receive and consider any other report of a complete diagnostic examination given by physicians chosen by the licensee or registrant.
In reinstating a license or registration that has been revoked or suspended, the Veterinary Medical Board may impose terms and conditions to be followed by the licensee or registrant after the license or registration has been reinstated. This includes requiring the licensee or registrant to submit to a complete diagnostic examination by board-appointed physicians. If the board requires the licensee or registrant to submit to that examination, the board shall receive and consider any other report of a complete diagnostic examination given by physicians chosen by the licensee or registrant.
Boxing, wrestling, martial arts commission shall make available contestant's medical record to physician for certification of physical condition. Report of medical exams shall be filed with commission (physician's report shall include specific mention as to the condition of the contestant's heart, nerves and brain).
Any employer of a licensed vocational nurse shall report to the board the suspension or termination for cause of any licensed vocational nurse in its employ. This required reporting shall not constitute a waiver of confidentiality of medical records.
The section describes acts that constitute unprofessional conduct by pharmacists; authorizes disciplinary action by the Board of Pharmacy; and clarifies that a wholesaler supplying a pharmacy is not required to obtain nor is authorized to have access to personal medical information (under the control of the pharmacist), except as specified under CMIA.
Within 10 days of a state court judgment that a licensed health care provider is liable for any death or personal injury resulting in a judgment exceeding $30,000 caused by negligence, error or omission in practice, or his or her rendering unauthorized professional services, the clerk of the relevant court that rendered the judgment shall report that fact to the agency that issued the license, certificate, or other similar authority.
The Medical Board, the Osteopathic Medical Board and the Dental Board shall be entitled to inspect and copy any document or medical chart in the record of any disciplinary proceeding under Section 805. The information so disclosed shall be kept confidential and not subject to discovery, except that it may be disclosed in any subsequent disciplinary hearing conducted pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act