Ariz. Admin. Code § R4-22-506 - Perioperative Period; Patient Discharge

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

An osteopathic physician performing office-based surgery shall ensure all of the following:

1. The physician is physically present in the room where office-based surgery is performed while the office-based surgery is performed;
2. After the office-based surgery is performed and until the patient's post-sedation monitoring is discontinued, a physician is at the physician's office and sufficiently free of other duties to respond to an emergency;
3. If using minimal sedation, the physician or a health care professional certified in ACLS, PALS, or BLS is at the physician's office and sufficiently free of other duties to respond to an emergency until the patient is discharged;
4. If using moderate or deep sedation, the physician or a health care professional certified in ACLS or PALS is at the physician's office and sufficiently free of other duties to respond to an emergency until the patient is discharged;
5. A discharge is documented in the patient's medical record including:
a. The date and time of the patient's discharge, and
b. A description of the patient's medical condition at the time of discharge; and
6. The patient receives discharge instructions and receipt of the discharge instructions is documented in the patient's medical record.

Notes

Ariz. Admin. Code § R4-22-506
New Section made by final rulemaking at 20 A.A.R. 2655, effective 11/8/2014.

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