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

(3) Beyond the clinical skills of the nurse anesthetist.