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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, 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) "Anesthesiologist" means a Maryland-licensed physician who:. a) Has had special training in the field of anesthesiology;. b) Administers anesthesia on a regular basis; and. c) Devotes a substantial portion of the physician's medical practice to the practice of anesthesiology.
10.27.06.02.htm 10.27.06.02. 02 Certification.. A. An applicant for certification as a CRNA shall:. 1) Hold a current license to practice registered nursing in this State;. 2) Complete the application for certification as a nurse anesthetist;. 3) Pay all fees established by the Board;. 4) Complete the requirements for a degree or diploma from an education program in nurse anesthesia approved by the Board; and5) Hold current certification from the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists or from anothe
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 to practice nursing in the State;. 2) Submitted in full the application for State certification as a CRNA;.
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 for an additional 1-year term, 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 CRNA 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 CRNA has the right and obligation to refuse to perform any delegated act, oral or written, 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 certified under this chapter 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 aspect
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 .02 amended effective November 23, 2006 (33:23 Md. R. 1796). Regulation .02B amended effective June 18, 2007 (34:12 Md. R. 1067).
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