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Rule 4715-9-01.3 | Monitoring of nitrous oxide-oxygen (N2O-O2) minimal sedation; education or training requirements.


Each licensed dental hygienist seeking to monitor nitrous oxide-oxygen (N2O-O2) minimal sedation must have completed a basic life-support training course certified by the American heart association, the American red cross, or the American safety and health institute, and remain current at all times when monitoring N2O-O2 minimal sedation. In order to monitor N2O-O2 minimal sedation the dental hygienist must have completed the education and examination requirements set forth in rule 4715-11-02.1 of the Administrative Code for the monitoring of N2O-O2 minimal sedation for basic qualified personnel excepting that the licensed dental hygienist is not required to complete the stipulations set forth in paragraph (A)(40)(b) of rule 4715-11-02 of the Administrative Code.

Completion of basic life-support and all education and examination requirements for the administration of N2O-O2 minimal sedation shall be documented on a form supplied by the board, with any necessary supporting information attached. This form shall be maintained in the facility(s) where the dental hygienist is working. The board retains the right and authority, upon notification, to audit, monitor or request evidence demonstrating adherence to Chapter 4715. of the Revised Code and/or agency 4715 of the Administrative Code.

Last updated June 27, 2024 at 10:49 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4715.03, 4715.39
Amplifies: 4715.23, 4715.39
Five Year Review Date: 7/1/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 12/24/2010