Recently, the Joint Boards of Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine Office Surgery Subcommittee made certain changes to Rule 64B8-9.009, F.A.C. (Medical version) and Rule 64B15-14.007, F.A.C. (Osteopathic version).
The Committee determined that the rule regarding the standard of care for office surgery needed updating to:
- Clarify the various levels of office surgery
- Update anesthesia monitoring guidelines
- Clarify training requirements
- Clarify and update required equipment and supplies
The rules are included in this article for your reference, but can also be found at www.flrules.org.
As always, board staff is available to assist if you have any questions and can be reached at (850) 245-5131.