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CHAPTER 30. PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS.

ARTICLE 7D. MEDICATION ASSISTIVE PERSONS.

§30-7D-9. Offenses and Penalties.

(a) It shall be a misdemeanor for any person to:

(1) Sell or fraudulently obtain or furnish any medication assistive person's certificate, renewal or record, or aid or abet in any such sale or fraud;

(2) Serve as a medication assistive person under cover of any certificate or record illegally or fraudulently obtained or signed or issued unlawfully or under fraudulent representation;

(3) Serve as a medication assistive person unless certified by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses;

(4) Use in connection with his or her name any of the following titles, names, or initials if the user is not properly certified under this article:

(A) Medication assistive person;

(B) M.A.P.;

(C) Medication aide;

(D) Medication technician;

(E) Certified medication aide;

(F) C.M.A.;

(G) Medication Aide - certified;

(H) MA-C; or

(I) Any other name, title, or initials that would cause a reasonable person to believe the user is certified under this article;

(5) Serve as a medication assistive person during the time his or her certification is suspended;

(6) Conduct an education program for the preparation of medication assistive persons unless the program has been approved by the board; or

(7) Otherwise violate any provisions of this article.

(b) Any person convicted of any such misdemeanor shall be punished by a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $250.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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