Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

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Lynda Lederle
(816) 276-7850

Regional Coordinator

Pat Darnell

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Hospital: MISSOURI CODE OF STATE REGULATIONS TITLE 19 - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SENIOR SERVICES DIVISION 30 - DIVISION OF SENIOR SERVICES AND REGULATION CHAPTER 20 – HOSPITALS 30-20.021 Organization and Management for Hospitals (3) Required Patient Care Services. Each hospital shall provide the following: central services, dietary services, emergency services, medical records, nursing services, pathology and medical laboratory services, pharmaceutical services, radiology services, social work services and an inpatient care unit. (L) Surgical Services 4. A qualified registered professional nurse shall be assigned circulating duties for surgical procedures performed.
ASC: MISSOURI CODE OF STATE REGULATIONS TITLE 19 - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SENIOR SERVICES DIVISION 30 - DIVISION OF SENIOR SERVICES AND REGULATION CHAPTER 30 - AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTERS 30-30.020 Administration Standards for Ambulatory Surgical Centers (C) Nursing Services. 5. At least one (1) professional RN other than the individual administering anesthesia shall be available in each operating room during surgical procedures.

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Definition:  None
Scope:  None

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HB 2162 — 2014 2014 Safe Patient Handling and Movement Act
Establishes the 2014 Safe Patient Handling and Movement Act
Comments
http://www.moga.mo.gov/ Click on current Legislation, then House Bills 
Sponsor(s):
Morgan (D) 
General Topic:
Safe Patient Handling 
Status:
04/10/2014 : From HOUSE Committee on RULES: Reported do pass. 

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