(1) All medical student practice shall be under the direct supervision of a Montana-licensed physician except patient care in an emergency room shall occur only in the physical presence of the supervising physician.

(2) A medical student may:

(a) assist the licensed physician in medical procedures in an office or hospital;

(b) assist the licensed physician in surgery;

(c) participate in patient conferences;

(d) participate in medical research;

(e) prescribe medications with the supervising physician's co-signature;

(f) write or issue orders with the supervising physician's co-signature; and

(g) sign hospital records or patient charts with the supervising physician's co-signature.

(3) Either the medical school or the supervising physician shall carry malpractice insurance covering the medical student's practice during training.


History: 37-1-131, 37-3-203, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-3-102, 37-3-203, MCA; NEW, 2000 MAR p. 729, Eff. 2/25/00; TRANS, from ARM 8.28.1524, 2000 MAR p. 3520, Eff. 12/22/00; TRANS, from Commerce, 2001 MAR p. 1471; AMD, 2017 MAR p. 487, Eff. 4/29/17.