Health Professions Generally

ORS 676.360
Pelvic examinations


A person may not knowingly perform a pelvic examination on a woman who is anesthetized or unconscious in a hospital or medical clinic unless:


The woman or a person authorized to make health care decisions for the woman has given specific informed consent to the examination;


The examination is necessary for diagnostic or treatment purposes; or


A court orders the performance of the examination for the collection of evidence.


A person who violates subsection (1) of this section is subject to discipline by any licensing board that licenses the person. [2011 c.200 §1]


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