(a)The Board shall renew an anesthesia/sedation permit
|annually] 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 [ annual] permit renewal,
except as provided for in this section. The licensee shall be assessed
a biennial [ an annual] renewal fee in accordance
with the fee schedule in Chapter 102 of this title.
(1)In conjunction with the biennial [ annual
] 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 this
(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
The agency certifies that legal counsel has reviewed
the proposal and
found it to be within the state agency's legal authority
Filed with the Office
of the Secretary of State on June 8, 2018
W. Boyd Bush, Jr.
State Board of Dental Examiners
Earliest possible date of adoption: July 22, 2018
For further information, please call: (512) 475-0987