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Full Text of SB0360  95th General Assembly


Rep. Angelo Saviano

Filed: 6/20/2007





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 360, AS AMENDED,
3 with reference to page and line numbers of House Amendment No.
4 1, as follows:
5 on page 52, immediately below line 6, by inserting the
6 following:
7     "Section 106. If and only if Senate Bill 214 of the 95th
8 General Assembly becomes law, the Illinois Dental Practice Act
9 is amended by changing Section 8.1 as follows:
10     (225 ILCS 25/8.1)  (from Ch. 111, par. 2308.1)
11     (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2016)
12     Sec. 8.1. Permit for the administration of anesthesia and
13 sedation.
14     (a) No licensed dentist shall administer general
15 anesthesia, deep sedation, or conscious sedation without first



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1 applying for and obtaining a permit for such purpose from the
2 Department. The Department shall issue such permit only after
3 ascertaining that the applicant possesses the minimum
4 qualifications necessary to protect public safety. A person
5 with a dental degree who administers anesthesia, deep sedation,
6 or conscious sedation in an approved hospital training program
7 under the supervision of either a licensed dentist holding such
8 permit or a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its
9 branches shall not be required to obtain such permit.
10     (b) In determining the minimum permit qualifications that
11 are necessary to protect public safety, the Department, by
12 rule, shall:
13         (1) establish the minimum educational and training
14     requirements necessary for a dentist to be issued an
15     appropriate permit;
16         (2) establish the standards for properly equipped
17     dental facilities (other than licensed hospitals and
18     ambulatory surgical treatment centers) in which general
19     anesthesia, deep sedation, or conscious sedation is
20     administered, as necessary to protect public safety;
21         (3) establish minimum requirements for all persons who
22     assist the dentist in the administration of general
23     anesthesia, deep sedation, or conscious sedation,
24     including minimum training requirements for each member of
25     the dental team, monitoring requirements, recordkeeping
26     requirements, and emergency procedures; and



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1         (4) ensure that the dentist and all persons assisting
2     the dentist or monitoring the administration of general
3     anesthesia, deep sedation, or conscious sedation maintain
4     current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS).
5         (5) establish continuing education requirements in
6     sedation techniques for dentists who possess a permit under
7     this Section.
8 When establishing requirements under this Section, the
9 Department shall consider the current American Dental
10 Association guidelines on sedation and general anesthesia, the
11 current "Guidelines for Monitoring and Management of Pediatric
12 Patients During and After Sedation for Diagnostic and
13 Therapeutic Procedures" established by the American Academy of
14 Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and
15 the current parameters of care and Office Anesthesia Evaluation
16 (OAE) Manual established by the American Association of Oral
17 and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
18     (c) A licensed dentist must hold an appropriate permit
19 issued under this Section in order to perform dentistry while a
20 nurse anesthetist administers conscious sedation, and a valid
21 written collaborative practice agreement must exist between
22 the dentist and the nurse anesthetist, in accordance with the
23 Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing Act.
24     A licensed dentist must hold an appropriate permit issued
25 under this Section in order to perform dentistry while a nurse
26 anesthetist administers deep sedation or general anesthesia,



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1 and a valid written collaborative practice agreement must exist
2 between the dentist and the nurse anesthetist, in accordance
3 with the Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing Act.
4     For the purposes of this subsection (c), "nurse
5 anesthetist" means a licensed certified registered nurse
6 anesthetist who holds a license as an advanced practice nurse.
7 (Source: 95SB0214enr.)"; and
8 on page 108, line 21, by replacing "(b)" with "(b-5)"; and
9 by replacing line 24 on page 108 through line 2 on page 109
10 with the following:
11 "filing the application, the application shall be denied. The
12 However, the applicant must enroll in and complete an approved
13 practical nursing education program prior to submitting an
14 additional may make a new application for the licensure exam
15 accompanied by the required fee and provide evidence of meeting
16 the requirements in force at the time of the new application.";
17 and
18 on page 109, line 11, by replacing "registered nursing program
19 or" with "registered nursing program or"; and
20 on page 109, line 12, by replacing ", as appropriate," with ",
21 as appropriate,"; and



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1 on page 123, by replacing lines 6 and 7 with the following:
2         "(1) Collecting data and collaborating in the
3     assessment of the health status of a"; and
4 on page 128, line 2, after "application", by inserting ", on
5 forms provided by the Department,"; and
6 on page 129, line 3, by replacing "(b)" with "(b-5)"; and
7 on page 129, by replacing lines 5 through 9 with the following:
8 "examination for a license within 3 years after filing the
9 application, the application shall be denied. The applicant may
10 make a new application accompanied by the required fee,
11 evidence of meeting the requirements in force at the time of
12 the new application, and proof of the successful completion of
13 at"; and
14 on page 134, lines 2 and 4, by replacing "2" with "3" each time
15 it appears; and
16 on page 146, immediately below line 16, by inserting the
17 following:
18     "(225 ILCS 65/60-40 new)
19     Sec. 60-40. Continuing education for RN licensees. The
20 Department may adopt rules of continuing education for



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1 registered professional nurses licensed under this Act that
2 require 20 hours of continuing education per 2-year license
3 renewal cycle. The rules shall address variances in part or in
4 whole for good cause, including without limitation illness or
5 hardship. The continuing education rules must ensure that
6 licensees are given the opportunity to participate in programs
7 sponsored by or through their State or national professional
8 associations, hospitals, or other providers of continuing
9 education. Each licensee is responsible for maintaining
10 records of completion of continuing education and shall be
11 prepared to produce the records when requested by the
12 Department."; and
13 on page 161, lines 23 and 24, by deleting "operating" each time
14 it appears; and
15 on page 163, by deleting lines 11 through 14; and
16 on page 163, line 15, by replacing "(f)" with "(e)"; and
17 on page 163, line 19, by replacing "(g)" with "(f)"; and
18 on page 201, by replacing lines 1 through 3 with the following:
19     "Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing Act and the rules at
20     the time of renewal to all persons licensed by the
21     Department under this Act."; and



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1 on page 278, line 11, after "law", by inserting ", except that
2 the provisions changing Section 8.1 of the Illinois Dental
3 Practice Act take effect January 1, 2008".