09 Anesthesia Services

I.H.

At a minimum, all settings where sedation or anesthesia is administered should have the following equipment for resuscitation purposes:

I.J.

If local or topical anesthesia or minimal sedation is administered, clinical records include entries* that, at minimum, address patient evaluation and the administration plan.

*This pertains to all surgery and/or procedures performed in the facility.

Notes: 
P&P

I.H.4.

Appropriate monitoring equipment for the intended anesthesia care.

Notes: 
n/a

I.H.5.

Reliable suction source and appropriate equipment to assure a clear airway.

Location: 
Suction machine, RED Cart, 1229

I.I.

All clinical personnel with direct patient contact maintain at a minimum skills in basic cardiac life support (BLS).

Notes: 
P&P
Location: 
Training Logs

I.H.1.

Reliable and adequate source of oxygen delivery

Notes: 
P&P
Location: 
O2 tanks

I.H.2.

A device such as a self-inflating hand resuscitator bag capable of administering at least 90% oxygen

Notes: 
P&P
Location: 
Treatment Rooms, O2 Tanks

I.H.3.

Appropropriate emergency drugs, supplies and equipment

Notes: 
P&P
Location: 
AED, RED Cart

I.B.

Anesthesia is only administered by anesthesiologists, other qualified physicians, dentists, certified registered nurse anesthesists, or other qualified health care professionals approved by the governing body pursuant to Chapter 2.II. Other qualified health care professionals must be directly supervised by a physician or dentist who has been privileged for such supervision.

Notes: 
P&P
Location: 
Anesthesia & Surgical Services Credentialing of Physicians Credentialing of Midlevel Providers

I.F.

The informed consent of the patient or, if applicable, of the patient's representative, is obtained before the procedure is performed. One consent form may be used to satisfy the requirements of this standard and Standard 10.I.T.

Notes: 
P&P
Location: 
Anesthesia & Surgical Services
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