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10.27.06.00.htm 10.27.06.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 27 BOARD OF NURSING Chapter 06 Practice of Nurse Anesthetist Authority: Health Occupations Article, §8-205(a)1) (3) (4) and (5) Annotated Code of Maryland
10.27.06.01.htm 10.27.06.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "A.A.N.A. means the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.. 2) "Advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) means a registered nurse who is certified by the Board as:a) A certified nurse midwife (CNM). b) A certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA). c) A certified nurse practitioner (CRNP) or. d) A clinical nurse specialist (CNS).
10.27.06.02.htm 10.27.06.02. 02 Certification.. A. An applicant for certification as a CRNA shall:. 1) Hold a current Maryland license in good standing or a multistate licensure privilege to practice registered nursing in this State under the Nurse Licensure Compact;2) Have graduated from an education program in nurse anesthesia approved by the Board;. 3) Hold current national certification from the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists or from another national certifying body recognized by the Board;
10.27.06.03.htm 10.27.06.03. 03 Practice Before Certification.. A. A registered nurse who has completed a program for preparation of nurse anesthetists and who has applied to take a national certifying examination acceptable to the Board may practice as a nurse anesthetist graduate before certification in the State, on approval of the Board, if the nurse:1) Has a current license or multistate privilege to practice registered nursing in the State;.
10.27.06.04.htm 10.27.06.04. 04 Renewal of Certification.. A. Certification as a nurse anesthetist expires at the same time as the nurse anesthetist's registered nursing license unless the certification is renewed.B. Before a nurse anesthetist’s certification expires, the nurse anesthetist may renew the certification biennially, if the nurse anesthetist:1) Is otherwise entitled to be certified;. 2) Pays all appropriate renewal fees set by the Board; and. 3) Submits to the Board:.
10.27.06.05.htm 10.27.06.05. 05 Scope of Practice.. A. A nurse anesthetist may perform the following functions:. 1) Perioperative assessment and management of patients requiring anesthesia services;. 2) Administration of anesthetic agents;. 3) Management of fluids in intravenous therapy; and. 4) Respiratory care.. B. A nurse anesthetist has the right and obligation to refuse to perform a delegated act if, in the nurse anesthetist’s judgment, the act is:1) Unsafe;. 2) An invalidly prescribed medical act; or.
10.27.06.06.htm 10.27.06.06. 06 Standards of Practice.. A. A nurse anesthetist shall collaborate with an anesthesiologist, licensed physician, or dentist in the following manner:1) An anesthesiologist, licensed physician, or dentist shall be physically available to the nurse anesthetist for consultation at all times during the administration of, and recovery from, anesthesia;2) An anesthesiologist shall be available for consultation to the nurse anesthetist for other aspects of the practice of nurs
10.27.06.07.htm 10.27.06.07. 07 Unlawful Practices.. A. Under Health Occupations Article, Title 8, Subtitle 7, Annotated Code of Maryland, a person may not:1) Practice nurse anesthesia unless certified under this chapter, or otherwise permitted by law to engage in these activities; or2) Use the title nurse anesthetist, or any other words, letters, or symbols with the intent to represent that the individual is a nurse anesthetist unless certified by the Board.B. A person certified under this chapter is subjec
10.27.06.08.htm 10.27.06.08. 08 CRNA Peer Review/Advisory Committee.. A. The Board shall appoint at least four CRNAs to act as the Board's advisory committee.. B. The Committee shall:. 1) Meet at least four times a year;. 2) Report at least annually on its overall activities; and. 3) Function at the Board's direction and provide the Board with expert advice related to the practice of nurse anesthesia.C. Members of the Committee shall be appointed for a 4-year term and may be reappointed for one addi
10.27.06.9999.htm 10.27.06.9999. Administrative History Effective date: December 1, 1979 (6:21 Md. R. 1709). Regulations .01―09 repealed and new Regulations .01―08 adopted effective April 3, 2000 (27:6 Md. R. 642)Regulation .01B amended effective June 17, 2019 (46:12 Md. R. 544). Regulation .02 amended effective November 23, 2006 (33:23 Md. R. 1796) June 17, 2019 (46:12 Md. R. 544)Regulation .02B amended effective June 18, 2007 (34:12 Md. R. 1067).
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