ORS 684.025¹
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(1) This chapter does not prevent a person licensed under ORS 684.054 (Issuing license) from the administration of the anesthetics or antiseptics authorized in ORS 684.010 (Definitions) or the use of radiopaque substances administered by mouth or rectum necessary for Roentgen diagnostic purposes.

(2) Neither this section nor ORS 684.010 (Definitions) authorizes the administration of any substance by the penetration of the skin or mucous membrane of the human body for a therapeutic purpose.

(3) This chapter does not prohibit a person licensed under ORS 684.054 (Issuing license) from accepting a referral from a practitioner licensed under ORS chapter 686. The care rendered as a result of the referral must be in writing and in accordance with ORS 686.040 (Application of ORS 686.020 (1)(a)) (4) and only as prescribed and diagnosed by a licensee under ORS chapter 686. The applicable standard of care is established under ORS chapter 686.

(4)(a) This chapter does not prevent a person licensed under ORS 684.054 (Issuing license) from providing emergency first aid, including administering emergency oxygen.

(b) A person may not administer emergency oxygen unless the person has received training in the administration of oxygen. The State Board of Chiropractic Examiners shall adopt rules that establish training requirements.

(c) As used in this subsection, “emergency oxygen” means oxygen delivered at a minimum flow rate for a specified period of time as determined and regulated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. [Formerly 684.115; 1987 c.726 §4; 1997 c.264 §5; 2007 c.618 §2]

Chapter 684

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of licensee to practice obstetrics, (1972) Vol 35, p 1267; authority of licensee to purchase and use local anesthetic and antiseptic substances for mi­nor surgery, (1978) Vol 38, p 2231

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 684—Chiropractors, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors684.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 684, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano684.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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