(225 ILCS 60/54.6)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2022)
Registered nurse administration of limited levels of anesthesia.
Nothing in this Act precludes a registered nurse from administering local anesthesia or minimal sedation or moderate sedation, as defined by rule, ordered by a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches. The Department shall define the levels of anesthesia by rule. The Department shall list the medications for moderate sedation that are permitted under subsection (c) of Section 6.7 of the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Act as rapidly reversible pharmacologically.
(Source: P.A. 94-861, eff. 6-16-06