IAC 650 - Updated

Date: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The recent rule changes adopted by the board have been published.  These rules will become effective January 10, 2018.  A brief summary of the changes are as follows:

  • Updated language, which allows dental hygienists to provide educational services without the supervision of a dentist;
  • Updated requirements for renewal, reactivation and reinstatement;
  • Updated continuing education requirements;
  • Updated requirements for the use of moderate sedation and deep sedation/general anesthesia; and
  • Clarified definition of "hospitalization" for the purposes of reporting adverse occurrences related to the use of nitrous oxide or sedation.

The new rules are available for review.

Printed from the website on January 22, 2018 at 8:06am.