Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

Utah  Government Affairs

State Coordinator

Diana Brown
(801) 532-4701

Regional Coordinator

Valarie Oxhorn

RN Circulator Laws and Language

Hospital: UTAH ADMINISTRATIVE CODE R432. HEALTH SYSTEMS IMPROVEMENT, LICENSING. R432-100. GENERAL HOSPITAL STANDARDS R432-100-14. Surgical Services. (1) Surgical services provided by the hospital shall be integrated with other departments or services of the hospital. The relationship, objective, and scope of all surgical services shall be specified in writing. (g) Surgical technicians and licensed practical nurses may serve as scrub nurses under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, but may not function as circulation nurses in the operating rooms, unless the scrub nurse is a registered nurse.
ASC: None

Registered Nurse First Assistants (RNFAs)

Reimbursement:  None
Definition:  None
Scope:  None

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