If the practice and supervision requirements of section 4760.08 of the Revised Code are being met, an anesthesiologist assistant may assist the supervising anesthesiologist in developing and implementing an anesthesia care plan for a patient. In providing assistance to the supervising anesthesiologist, an anesthesiologist assistant may do any of the following:
(A) Obtain a comprehensive patient history and present the history to the supervising anesthesiologist;
(B) Pretest and calibrate anesthesia delivery systems and monitor and obtain and interpret information from the systems and monitors;
(C) Assist the supervising anesthesiologist with the implementation of medically accepted monitoring techniques;
(D) Establish basic and advanced airway interventions, including intubation of the trachea and performing ventilatory support;
(E) Administer intermittent vasoactive drugs and start and adjust vasoactive infusions;
(F) Administer anesthetic drugs, adjuvant drugs, and accessory drugs;
(G) Assist the supervising anesthesiologist with the performance of epidural anesthetic procedures and spinal anesthetic procedures;
(H) Administer blood, blood products, and supportive fluids.
Effective Date: 05-31-2000 .