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§ 70225. Surgical Service Staff.

22 CA ADC § 70225BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 22. Social Security
Division 5. Licensing and Certification of Health Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Clinics, and Referral Agencies
Chapter 1. General Acute Care Hospitals
Article 3. Basic Services (Refs & Annos)
22 CCR § 70225
§ 70225. Surgical Service Staff.
(a) A physician shall have overall responsibility for the surgical service. This physician shall be certified or eligible for certification in surgery by the American Board of Surgery. If such a surgeon is not available, a physician, with additional training and experience in surgery shall be responsible for the service.
(b) One or more surgical teams consisting of physicians, registered nurses and other personnel shall be available at all times.
(c) A registered nurse with training and experience in operating room techniques shall be responsible for the nursing care and nursing management of operating room service.
(d) There shall be sufficient nursing personnel so that one person is not serving as circulating assistant for more than one operating room.
(e) There shall be evidence of continuing education and training programs for the nursing staff.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 1275, 1276.4 and 100275(a), Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 1276 and 1276.4, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. Repealer of subsection (g) filed 6-15-89 as an emergency; operative 6-15-89 (Register 89, No. 25). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or subsection (g) will be reinstated as it existed prior to the emergency on 10-13-89.
2. Certificate of Compliance as to 6-15-89 order transmitted to OAL on 10-13-89 and disapproved by OAL on 11-13-89 (Register 89, No. 46).
3. Repealer of subsection (g) refiled 11-16-89 as an emergency; operative 11-16-89 (Register 89, No. 46). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or the section will be reinstated as it existed prior to the emergency on 3-16-90.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 11-16-89 order transmitted to OAL 3-15-90 and filed 4-16-90 (Register 90, No. 17).
5. Repealer of subsection (d), subsection relettering and amendment of Note filed 9-26-2003; operative 1-1-2004 (Register 2003, No. 39).
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
22 CCR § 70225, 22 CA ADC § 70225
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