07RS SB118

SB118

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SB 118 (BR 896) - B. Guthrie

     AN ACT relating to surgical assistants.
     Amend KRS 311.864 to define "certified surgical assistant," and "intraoperative care"; amend KRS 311.866 to provide an exemption to certificate requirements; amend KRS 311.868 revising membership of the Advisory Committee for Surgical Assistants; amend KRS 311.870 to establish continuing education rules and guidelines by selected organizations; amend KRS 311.878 to expand certifying organizations and delete requirement to demonstrate work experience; create a new section of KRS 311.864 to 311.890 to provide for temporary certification; amend KRS 216B.015 to revise the definitions for "certified surgical assistant" and "intraoperative surgical care."

SB 118 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS - Amend the definition of "certified surgical assistant" throughout to specify a person certified by a national certifying organization that is approved by a relevant sponsoring organization member of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs; delete definition of "intraoperative surgical care."

     Feb 7-introduced in Senate
     Feb 9-to Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations (S)
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 22, 2007
     Feb 22-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House
     Feb 27-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 5-posting waived; posted in committee

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