Ariz. Admin. Code § R4-22-504 - Procedure and Patient Selection

Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 14, April 8, 2022

A. An osteopathic physician shall ensure that each office-based surgery performed:
1. Can be performed safely with the equipment, staff members, and health care professionals at the physician's office;
2. Is of duration and degree of complexity that allows a patient to be discharged from the physician's office within 24 hours;
3. Is within the education, training, experience, skills, and licensure of the physician; and
4. Is within the education, training, experience, skills, and licensure of the staff members and health care professionals at the physician's office.
B. An osteopathic physician shall not perform office-based surgery if the patient:
1. Has a medical condition or other condition that indicates the procedure should not be performed in the physician's office, or
2. Will require inpatient services at a hospital.

Notes

Ariz. Admin. Code § R4-22-504
New Section made by final rulemaking at 20 A.A.R. 2655, effective 11/8/2014.

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