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WVC 16 - 5 O- 4 §16-5O-4. Exemption from licensure; statutory construction.

     (a) Any individual who is not otherwise authorized by law to administer medication or perform health maintenance tasks may administer medication or perform health maintenance tasks in locations covered by this article if he or she meets the requirements of this article and is exempt from the licensing requirements of chapter thirty of this code.

     (b) Licensed health care professionals remain subject to their respective licensing laws.

     (c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, this article shall not be construed to violate or be in conflict with articles seven or seven-a, chapter thirty of this code.

     (d) Any parent or guardian may administer medication to, or perform health maintenance tasks for, his or her adult or minor child regardless of whether or not the parent or guardian receives compensation for caring for said child.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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