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007.05.10-28. Specialized Services: Ambulatory Surgery Services.

AR ADC 007.05.10-28Arkansas Administrative Code

West's Arkansas Administrative Code
Title 007. Department of Health
Division 05. Health Facility Services
Rule 10. Rules for Critical Access Hospitals in Arkansas (Refs & Annos)
Ark. Admin. Code 007.05.10-28
007.05.10-28. Specialized Services: Ambulatory Surgery Services.
A. There shall be policies and procedures specific to Ambulatory Surgery Services. Policies and procedures for the department shall have evidence of ongoing review and/or revision. The first page of each manual shall have the annual review date, signature of the department supervisor and/or person(s) conducting the review.
B. Policies and procedures shall include:
1. Scheduling of patients for surgery;
2. Admission and discharge criteria;
3. Perioperative patient care;
4. Operative and special consents;
5. Obtaining a documented history and physical on the patient's medical record prior to the procedure;
6. Preoperative assessment procedures required by the Medical Staff; and
7. Medication accountability. (Refer to Section 11, Patient Care Service, Section 12, Medications and Section 16, Pharmacy.)
C. A physician shall order the discharge of the patient from the facility.
D. For additional requirements refer to Patient Care Service, Section 11, Specialized Services: Surgical Services, Section 26 and Specialized Services: Post anesthesia Care Unit, Section 27.


Amended Jan. 1, 2016.
<Statutory authority: Promulgated under the Authority of Ark. Code Ann. ยง 20-7-123, 20-9-201 et seq.>
Current with amendments received through May 15, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credit for details.
Ark. Admin. Code 007.05.10-28, AR ADC 007.05.10-28
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