|(a) The Board shall renew an anesthesia/sedation permit
biennially if required fees are paid and the required emergency management
training and continuing education requirements are satisfied. The
Board shall not renew an anesthesia/sedation permit if, after notice
and opportunity for hearing, the Board finds the permit holder has
provided, or is likely to provide, anesthesia/sedation services in
a manner that does not meet the minimum standard of care. If a hearing
is held, the Board shall consider factors including patient complaints,
morbidity, mortality, and anesthesia consultant recommendations.
(b) Fees. Biennial dental license renewal certificates
shall include the biennial permit renewal, except as provided for
in this section. The licensee shall be assessed a biennial renewal
fee in accordance with the fee schedule in Chapter 102 of this title.
(c) Continuing Education.
(1) In conjunction with the biennial renewal of a dental
license, a dentist seeking to renew a minimal sedation, moderate
sedation, or deep sedation/general anesthesia permit must submit
proof of completion of the following hours of continuing education
every two years on the administration of or medical emergencies associated
with the permitted level of sedation:
(A) Level 1: Minimal Sedation - six (6) hours
(B) Levels 2 and 3: Moderate Sedation - eight (8) hours
(C) Level 4: Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia - twelve
(2) The continuing education requirements under this
section shall be in addition to any additional courses required for
licensure. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course and Pediatric
Advanced Life Support (PALS) course may not be used to fulfill the
continuing education requirement for renewal of the permit under
(3) Continuing education courses must meet the provider
endorsement requirements of §104.2 of this title.
(d) Anesthesia Jurisprudence Examination. The Board
shall develop and administer an online jurisprudence examination
to determine a permit holder's knowledge of the Dental Practice Act,
Board rules, and other applicable laws of this state relating to
the administration of anesthesia. A permit holder for nitrous oxide,
level 1, level 2, level 3, or level 4 sedation/anesthesia must pass
the online jurisprudence examination developed by the Board once
every five years.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §110.9 adopted to be effective May 10, 2011, 36 TexReg 2833; amended to be effective September 30, 2012, 37 TexReg 7485; amended to be effective September 3, 2014, 39 TexReg 6857; amended to be effective September 24, 2018, 43 TexReg 6277