37-36-204. Application and administration of topical medications. (1) A licensed athletic trainer may apply or administer topical medications by:
(a) direct application;
(b) iontophoresis, a process by which topical medications are applied through the use of electricity; or
(c) phonophoresis, a process by which topical medications are applied through the use of ultrasound.
(2) A licensed athletic trainer may apply or administer the following topical medications:
(a) bactericidal agents;
(b) debriding agents;
(c) anesthetic agents;
(d) anti-inflammatory agents;
(e) antispasmodic agents; and
(3) Topical medications applied or administered by a licensed athletic trainer must be prescribed on a specific or standing basis by a licensed medical practitioner authorized to order or prescribe topical medications and must be purchased from a pharmacy certified under 37-7-321. Topical medications dispensed under this section must comply with packaging and labeling guidelines developed by the board of pharmacy under Title 37, chapter 7.
(4) Appropriate recordkeeping is required of a licensed athletic trainer who applies or administers topical medications as authorized in this section.