Bill Status of HB4574 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: DENTAL-COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENT
Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez, Margaret Croke and Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
| 2/18/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Dental Practice Act. Provides that a licensed dentist must hold an appropriate permit in order to perform dentistry while a nurse anesthetist administers conscious sedation, deep sedation, or general anesthesia (rather than conscious sedation). Provides that a certified registered nurse anesthetist who provides anesthesia services in a dental office shall enter into a written collaborative agreement with the operating dentist performing the procedure. Provides that the agreement shall describe the working relationship of the nurse anesthetist and the operating dentist and shall authorize the categories of care, treatment, or procedures to be performed by the nurse anesthetist. Provides that the operating dentist shall approve the anesthesia plan prepared by the nurse anesthetist and shall remain physically present and be available on the premises during the delivery of anesthesia services for diagnosis, consultation, and treatment of emergency medical conditions. Provides that the nurse anesthetist may select, order, and administer medications, including controlled substances, and apply appropriate medical devices for delivery of anesthesia services under the anesthesia plan agreed with by the operating dentist. Provides that the holder of a faculty limited license may advertise his or her specialty degree as part of his or her ability to practice at a clinic or office affiliated with a dental school.