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NEW JERSEY REGISTER
VOLUME 38, ISSUE 6
ISSUE DATE: MARCH 20, 2006
RULE ADOPTIONS
LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY
DIVISION OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
NEW JERSEY STATE BOARD OF DENTISTRY

38 N.J.R. 1459(b)

Adopted Amendments: N.J.A.C. 13:30-8.2 and 8.3

Parenteral Conscious Sedation; Use of General Anesthesia

Proposed: February 22, 2005 at 37 N.J.R. 581(a).

Adopted: August 3, 2005 by the New Jersey State Board of Dentistry, Sally-Jo Placa, D.M.D., President.

Filed: February 17, 2006 as R.2006 d.107, without change.

Authority: N.J.S.A. 45:6-1 et seq. and 45:1-15.1.

Effective Date: March 20, 2006.

Expiration Date: August 16, 2010.

Federal Standards Statement

A Federal standards analysis is not required because the adopted amendments are governed by N.J.S.A. 45:6-1 et seq., and are not subject to any Federal standards or requirements.

Full text of the adoption follows:

13:30-8.2 Parenteral conscious sedation

(a)-(h) (No change.)

(i) A dentist who utilizes the services of a PCS permit holder or an M.D. or D.O. who is a member of the anesthesiology staff of an accredited hospital or who is authorized to perform anesthesia services by the Board of Medical Examiners pursuant to N.J.A.C. 13:35-4A shall not be deemed to be administering PCS, provided that the PCS permit holder or M.D. or D.O. remains present during the administration of PCS and bears full responsibility during the entire procedure until the patient has recovered fully and has been discharged.

(j)-(m) (No change.)

13:30-8.3 Use of general anesthesia

(a)-(l) (No change.)

(m) Any dentist who utilizes the services of a general anesthesia permit holder or an M.D. or D.O. who is a member of the anesthesiology staff of an accredited hospital or who is authorized to perform anesthesia services by the Board of Medical Examiners pursuant to N.J.A.C. 13:35-4A shall not be deemed to be practicing general anesthesia provided that the general anesthesia permit holder or M.D. or D.O. remains present and bears full responsibility during the entire procedure and until any patient regains consciousness. Any general anesthesia permit holder invited by a dentist to provide general anesthesia services shall bear full responsibility for compliance with all terms and conditions of this rule including, but not limited to, the minimum requirements for equipment and assisting staff.

(n)-(p) (No change.)



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