Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-10-.05 - Standards For Office-Based Procedures - Minimal Sedation

(1) Equipment and supplies: Oral airway positive pressure ventilation device, epinephrine, and atropine should be available.
(2) Training required: The physician is expected to be knowledgeable in proper drug dosages, recognition and management of toxicity or hypersensitivity to local anesthetic and other drugs. It is recommended that the physician be currently trained in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS).
(3) Assistance of other personnel: Anesthesia should be administered only by licensed, qualified and competent practitioners who have training and experience appropriate to the level of anesthesia administered and function in accordance with their scope of practice. Practitioners must have documented competence and training to administer local anesthesia with sedation and to assist in any support or resuscitation measures as required. Scrub or Circulating nurse(s) and/or assistant(s) must be trained in their specific job skills as determined by the supervising physician.

Authors: Alabama Board of Medical Examiners ad hoc Committee: Arthur F. Toole, III, M.D.; Jorge A. Alsip, M.D.; James G. Chambers, III, M.D.; Craig H. Christopher, M.D.; Alcus Ray Hudson, M.D.; Pamela D. Varner, M.D.; James E. West, M.D.; and Task Force Sub-Committee: Jeff Plagenhoef, M.D.; Eric Crum, M.D.; Dan J. Coyle, Jr., M.D.; Gary Monheit, M.D.; Robert Hurlbutt, IV, M.D.; C. Paul Perry, M.D.; W. Guinn Paulk, M.D.; Mark McIlwain, D.M.D., M.D.; Jerald Clanton, D.M.D., M.D.; Patrick J. Budny, M.D.; James W. Northington, M.D.; David Franco, M.D.; Thomas E. Moody, M.D.


Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-10-.05
New Rule: Filed October 17, 2003; effective November 21, 2003.

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยง 34-24-53.

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