Ariz. Admin. Code § R4-22-507 - Emergency Drugs; Equipment and Space Used for Office-based Surgery

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

A. In addition to the requirements in R4-22-503(A)(3) and R4-22-504(A)(1), an osteopathic physician who performs office-based surgery shall ensure that the physician's office has at a minimum:
1. The following:
a. A reliable oxygen source with a SaO2 monitor;
b. Suction;
c. Resuscitation equipment, including a defibrillator;
d. Emergency drugs; and
e. A cardiac monitor;
2. The equipment for patient monitoring according to the standards in R4-22-505;
3. Space large enough to:
a. Allow access to the patient during office-based surgery, recovery, and any emergency;
b. Accommodate all equipment necessary to perform the office-based surgery; and
c. Accommodate all equipment necessary for sedation monitoring;
4. A source of auxiliary electrical power available in the event of a power failure;
5. Equipment, emergency drugs, and resuscitative capabilities required under this Section for patients less than 18 years of age, if office-based surgery is performed on these patients; and
6. Procedures to minimize the spread of infection.
B. An osteopathic physician who performs office-based surgery shall:
1. Ensure that all equipment used for office-based surgery is maintained, tested, and inspected according to manufacturer specifications; and
2. Maintain documentation of manufacturer-recommended maintenance of all equipment used in office-based surgery.


Ariz. Admin. Code § R4-22-507
New Section made by final rulemaking at 20 A.A.R. 2655, effective 11/8/2014.

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