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AANA
 

JAMA

American Nurses Association

JCAHO
American Society of Anesthesiologists MHAUS
ANAESTHESIA.COM National Library of Medicine
Anesthesia Nursing National Institutes of Health
Anesthesia Patient Safety New England Journal of Medicine
Anesthesia Web

Texas Board of Nursing

 AANA Ebola Information  
Centers for Disease Control Texas Nurses Association
Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice Texas Peer Assistance
CSEN: The Global Regional Anesthesia Website The Virtual Anesthesia Textbook
Dept. of Health & Human Services Worldwide Congress on Pain
Food & Drug Administration  

www.AANAPeerAssistance.com

GasNet  Application for Outpatient Nurse Anesthesia Registry
GasWork.com  

Greater Houston Society of Anesthesia
Techologists & Technicians

 

 
CMS  

 

 

 

 

 

          Governor -  www.governor.state.tx.us

          Senate -      www.senate.state.tx.us

          House -       www.house.state.tx.us

          Texas Legislature Online -      www.capitol.state.tx.us

          Texas Register -                      www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg

          Board of Nurses -                     www.bon.state.tx.us

          Texas Nursing Practice Act - http://tl02.tlc.state.tx.us/statutes/oc.toc.htm
               Texas Occupations Code, Chapters 301-304
               Look at Chapter 301, SubchapterM.  Anesthesia in Outpatient Setting

          Texas Board of Nursing Rules & Regulations - http://info.sos.state.tx.us/pls/pub/readtac$ext.viewTAC?tac_view=3&ti=228pt=11
                Look at:
                                                                                           Rule 221.16:  Provision of Anesthesia Services by Nurse Anesthetists in Outpatient Settings

 
          Position Statements of the Texas BON

            Look at:

  1. 15.8   The Role of the Nurse in Moderate Sedation
  2. 15.18 RNs Carrying Out Orders from APNs
  3. 15.22 APNs Providing medical Aspects of Care for Themselves or Others With Whom There is a Close Personal Relationship
 
Advanced Practice Information from the Texas BON
 
 
CRNA Practice in Texas

Look at all the documents listed on the TANA web site pertaining to CRNA practice.

 

 
Texas Medical Practice Act

Texas Occupations Code, Look at Chapter 157.

 
Texas Medical Board
 
Texas Medical Board Rules and Regulations

Texas Administrative Code, Title 22 (Examining Boards), Part 9 (Texas Medical Board).

Look at:

  1. Chapter 193.6
  2. Chapter 192.2
 
Texas Medical Board Guidelines

Read the information regarding the TMB's decision to rescind all of their policies, guidelines, and position statements made effective prior to August 31, 2005.

Then, go to the following link for interesting information:

http://www.tmb.state.tx.us/rules/guidelines/uaa.php

 
Texas Dental Practice Act

Texas Occupations Code, Title 3 (Health Professions), Chapter 251-261 (Dental Practice Act)

Look at:

  1. §251.003
  2. §258.001
  3. §258.151
  4. §258.152
  5. §258.155
 
Texas Board of Dental Examiners
 
Texas Board of Dental Examiners Rules & Regulations

Texas Administrative Code, Title 22 (Examining Boards), Part 5 (State Board of Dental Examiners)

Look at:

  1. Subchapter C, §108.33
  2. Subchapter C, §108.34
  3. Subchapter C, §108.35
  4. Subchapter C, §110.2
  5. Subchapter C, §110.3
 
CRNAs Practicing with Podiatrists

Podiatric Practice Act:  Texas Occupations Code, Title 3, Chapter 202  http://tlo2.tlc.state.tx.us/statutes/oc.toc.htm

Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners:  Texas Administrative Code, Title 22, Chapters 371-390   http://info.sos.state.tx.us/pls/pub/readtac$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=3&ti=22&pt=18.  Look at §381.2 and 381.5

 
CRNAs Practicing with Chiropractors

Chiropractic Practice Act:  Texas Occupations Code, Title 3, Chapter 201.  http://tlo2.tlc.state.tx.us/statutes/oc.toc.htm.  Look at §201.002(c) and §201.154.

Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners:  Texas Administrative Code, Title 22, Part 3, Chapters 71-80.  http://info.sos.state.tx.us/pls/pub/readtac$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=3&ti=22&pt=3.  Silent regarding anesthesia.

 

 

 
Texas Department of State Health Services

DSHS web site:  http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/

Texas Hospital Licensing Law:  Texas Health and Safety Code, Title 4 (Health Facilities), Chapter 241.  http://tlo2.tlc.state.tx.us/statutes/hs.toc.htm.  Look at §241.105.

Texas Hospital Licensing Rules:  Texas Administrative Code, Title 25 (Health Services), Part 1 (DSHS), Chapter 133.  http://info.sos.state.tx.us/pls/pub/readtac$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=4&ti=25&pt=1&ch=133.  Look at §133.41

Texas Ambulatory Surgical Center Licensing Act.  Texas Health and Safety Code, Title 4, Chapter 243.  http://tlo2.tlc.state.tx.us/statutes/hs.toc.htm.  Look at §243.010.

Texas Ambulatory Surgical Center Rules:  Texas Administrative Code, Title 25, Part 1, Chapter 135.  http://info.sos.state.tx.us/pls/pub/readtac$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=4&ti=25&pt=1&ch=135.  Look at Subchapter A. Operating Requiremnets for ASCs, §135.11.

 

 
 
Texas Attorney General Opinion

          Request for Opinion RQ-1143:  http://www.oag.state.tx.us/opinions/requests/rq1143.pdf

               AG Opinion:  http://www.oag.state.tx.us/opinions/jc/JC0117.pdf

 
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Hospitals:

Conditions of Participation:  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42 (Public Health), Chapter IV (CMS, DHHS), Part 482. http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=a6781c43d67137736ddcd289eca7f960&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title42/42tab_02.tpl

Interpretive Guidelines:  CMS Medicare State Operations Manual, Appendix A, Tag A-0417.  http://www.cms.hhs.gov/manuals/Downloads/som107ap_a_hospitals.pdf.  Look at §482.52(a).

Ambulatory Surgical Centers:

Conditions for Coverage:  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42, Chapter IV, Part 416, Subpart C.  http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=e43f8fddc4b93eed2595590df81828a0&rgn=div6&view=text&node=42:3.0.1.1.3.3&idno=42.  Look at §416.42.

Interpretive Guidelines:  CMS Medicare State Operations Manual, Appendix L, Tag Q-0006 and Tag Q-0007. http://www.cms.hhs.gov/manuals/downloads/som107ap_l_ambulatory.pdf.  Look at §416.42(a) and §416.42(b).

Critical Access Hospitals: 

Social Security Act, Sec1820http://www.ssa.gov/OP_Home/ssact/title18/1820.htm

CMS Fact Sheet regarding CAHs:  http://www.cms.hhs.gov/MLNProducts/downloads/CritAccessHosp07fctsht.pdf.  Look at page 3.

42CFR412.113. Pass through funding to CAHs for CRNA services. http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/14mar20010800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/cfr_2002/octqtr/42cfr412.113.htm

Conditions of Participation:  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42, Chapter IV, Part 485, Subpart F. http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=e43f8fddc4b93eed2595590df81828a0&rgn=div8&view=text&node=42:4.0.1.5.24.4.203.17&idno=42.  Look at §485.639.

Interpretive Guidelines:  CMS Medicare State Operations Manual, Appendix W, Tag C-0323.  http://www.cms.hhs.gov/manuals/Downloads/som107ap_w_cah.pdf.  Look at §485.639(c).

 

 

 

 

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