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; or
(2) 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 subject to the disciplinary sanctions set forth in Health Occupations Article, Title 8, Annotated Code of Maryland.
C. This chapter does not limit or prohibit a registered nurse from performing those functions which constitute the practice of registered nursing as defined by law.