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§ 1366.1. Training to Perform Venipuncture, Injections and Inhalation of Medication.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 13. Medical Board of California
Chapter 3. Affiliated Healing Arts
Article 2. Medical Assistants
16 CCR § 1366.1
§ 1366.1. Training to Perform Venipuncture, Injections and Inhalation of Medication.
In order to administer medications by intramuscular, subcutaneous and intradermal injection, to perform skin tests, or to perform venipuncture of skin puncture for the purposes of withdrawing blood, a medical assistant shall have completed the minimum training prescribed herein. Training shall be for the duration required by the medical assistant to demonstrate to the supervising physician, podiatrist, or instructor, as referenced in Section 1366.3(a)(2), proficiency in the procedures to be performed as authorized by Sections 2069 or 2070 of the code, where applicable, but shall include no less than:
(a) Ten (10) clock hours of training in administering injections and performing skin tests, and/or
(b) Ten (10) clock hours of training in venipuncture and skin puncture for the purpose of withdrawing blood, and
(c) Satisfactory performance by the trainee of at least ten (10) each of intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intradermal injections and ten (10) skin tests, and/or at least ten (10) venipunctures and ten (10) skin punctures.
(d) For those only administering medication by inhalation, ten (10) clock hours of training in administering medication by inhalation.
(e) Training in (a) through (d) above, shall include instruction and demonstration in:
(1) pertinent anatomy and physiology appropriate to the procedures;
(2) choice of equipment;
(3) proper technique including sterile technique;
(4) hazards and complications;
(5) patient care following treatment or test;
(6) emergency procedures; and
(7) California law and regulations for medical assistants.
Note: Authority cited: Section 2018, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 2069 and 2070, Business and Professions Code.
1. Renumbering and amendment of former section 1366.1 to section 1366.3 and renumbering and amendment of former section 1366 to section 1366.1 filed 3-20-92; operative 4-20-92 (Register 92, No. 13).
This database is current through 7/22/22 Register 2022, No. 29
16 CCR § 1366.1, 16 CA ADC § 1366.1
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