The standards and requirements for certification of a peer support specialist were developed through collaboration between the state Department of Mental Health and a non-profit certification provider. When employed or mandated by the Department of Health and Environment Control, a dental hygienist may provide services under general supervision that do not require screening by a dentist in settings such as schools or nursing homes. The dental hygienist must be subject to professional liability insurance. S.C code Ann. No. 40-15-110 (A) (10) Licensed guidance counsellors provide services to individuals, families, groups, marriage counseling, play therapies, counselling for couples, chemical abuse or addiction counselling, career guidance, school board, rehabilitation counseling, intervention, human growth and development advice , behavioural advice and hypnotherapy. Consultants provide assessment, crisis intervention, advice and advice to facilitate normal growth and development, including education and career development. Diagnostic capacity is not described by law. S.C code Ann.
No. 40-75-20 (16) A written protocol with a physician is required. The protocol contains information about delegated medical procedures and a description of the consultation with the doctor. The protocol must be reviewed annually. S.C code Ann. No. 40-33-34 (D) South Carolina certifies two types of drug addicts. A Certified Addiction Counsellor (CAC) I requires either an associate endoptized degree in a relevant field or a bachelor`s degree in each field, 270 hours of relevant courses and 4,000 hours of supervised experience. A CAC II also requires either an associate degree in a relevant field or a bachelor`s degree in each field, 450 hours of associated training and 4,000 hours of experience. S.C Code Ann. 40-75 and South Carolina Association of Alcoholism and Druge Abuse Counselors A PA may prescribe drugs, devices and controlled substances that are delegated by the supervisory physician. S.C code Ann.
Prescribed drugs and products must be included in the PN specialty and included in the written protocol developed by the NP and the supervisory physician. An NP may also prescribe controlled substances to Schedules II-V. S.C code Ann. No. 40-33-34 (F) Since August 2018, 77 NPs in South Carolina have obtained a federal waiver for the treatment of opioid dependence with products containing buprenorphine. In accordance with their normative authority and with appropriate training or experience, NPNs may receive a federal waiver to distribute products containing buprenorphine as long as the supervising physician is certified, trained or authorized to treat and treat patients with opioid use disorders. Code Ann.C. No. 40-33-34 (F) A supervisory relationship is required and the scope of the practice guidelines must be approved by the National Drug Council. The statute defines what should be included in the guidelines, including the medical conditions for which therapies can be initiated, pursued or modified, and treatments that can be initiated, pursued or modified. S.C code Ann.
No. 40-47-955, .C Code Ann. No. 40-47-960 South Carolina does not allow pharmacists to change prescriptions. PAs may provide medical services under medical supervision as part of the written practice guidelines. The National Office of Physicians must approve the proposed scope of the practical guidelines. S.C code Ann. 40-47-938 NPs are recognized as primary service providers in national politics. The South Carolina Service Provider Manual lists the types of providers that can register as primary supply providers on page 955.