Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

Delaware  Government Affairs

State Coordinator

Beth Fitzgerald
(302) 733-1736

Regional Coordinator

Carmen Sierra

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ASC: CODE OF DELAWARE REGULATIONS AGENCY 16. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES SUB-AGENCY 4000. DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH CHAPTER 4405. FREE STANDING SURGICAL CENTERS HEALTH SYSTEMS PROTECTION 16 4000 4405. FREE STANDING SURGICAL CENTERS 4405 Free Standing Surgical Centers 7.0 Nursing Services 7.8 Circulating Nurse: A registered nurse, qualified by education and experience in operating room nursing, shall be present as a circulating nurse in each operating room during operative procedures.

Registered Nurse First Assistants (RNFAs)

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Scope:  None

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