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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to higher education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S1944
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1944 - Details
S1944 - Summary
Authorizes dental hygienists to provide such services without supervision in collaboration with a licensed dentist under a collaborative practice agreement.
S1944 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1944 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to regis- tered dental hygienists working without supervision but within a colla- borative practice agreement with a licensed dentist PURPOSE: To create the category of registered dental hygienist, colla- borative practice, which authorizes dental hygienists to practice with- out supervision but within a collaborative practice agreement with a licensed dentist. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one adds a new section 6607-a to the education law which creates and defines the practice of collaborative practice dental hygiene. This section provides that the practice of dental hygiene may be performed in collaboration with a licensed dentist provided such services are performed in accordance with a written practice agreement and written practice protocols. This section also establishes the required content and procedures pertaining to the written collaborative practice agreement and collabo- rative practice arrangements. Section one of this bill also requires dental hygienists to provide a patient with a written statement advising the patient that dental
S1944 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1944 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to registered dental hygienists working without supervision but within a collaborative practice agreement with a licensed dentist THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6607-a to read as follows: S 6607-A. PRACTICE OF COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE DENTAL HYGIENE AND USE OF TITLE "REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST, COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE" (RDH-CP). 1. THE PRACTICE OF THE PROFESSION OF DENTAL HYGIENE, AS DEFINED UNDER THIS ARTICLE, MAY BE PERFORMED IN COLLABORATION WITH A LICENSED DENTIST PROVIDED SUCH SERVICES ARE PERFORMED IN ACCORDANCE WITH A WRITTEN PRAC- TICE AGREEMENT AND WRITTEN PRACTICE PROTOCOLS TO BE KNOWN AS A COLLABO- RATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT. UNDER A COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT, DENTAL HYGIENISTS MAY PERFORM ALL SERVICES WHICH ARE DESIGNATED IN REGU- LATION WITHOUT PRIOR EVALUATION OF A DENTIST OR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL AND MAY BE PERFORMED WITHOUT SUPERVISION IN A COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE SETTING. 2. (A) THE COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT SHALL INCLUDE CONSIDER- ATION FOR MEDICALLY COMPROMISED PATIENTS, SPECIFIC MEDICAL CONDITIONS, AND AGE- AND PROCEDURE-SPECIFIC PRACTICE PROTOCOLS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO RECOMMENDED INTERVALS FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF DENTAL HYGIENE SERVICES AND A PERIODICITY IN WHICH AN EXAMINATION BY A DENTIST SHOULD OCCUR. (B) THE COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENT SHALL BE: (I) SIGNED AND MAINTAINED BY THE DENTIST, THE DENTAL HYGIENIST, AND THE FACILITY, PROGRAM, OR ORGANIZATION; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06537-01-3
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