2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.868 Advisory Committee for Surgical Assistants.

KY Rev Stat § 311.868 (2015) What's This?

Download as PDF 311.868 Advisory Committee for Surgical Assistants. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) The Advisory Committee for Surgical Assistants shall be a committee of six (6) members appointed by the board and whose duties shall be delegated by the board. Duties shall include those cited in KRS 311.876. The members of the committee shall be: (a) Three (3) practicing surgical assistants who have at least five (5) years of clinical experience as surgical assistants; (b) Two (2) physicians licensed in the Commonwealth who supervise surgical assistants; and (c) One (1) registered perioperative nurse with at least five (5) years of clinical experience as a perioperative nurse. Members of the committee are appointed for two (2) year terms and may not serve more than two (2) consecutive full terms. The board may determine the rotation of the membership. The president shall designate biennially a committee member to be the presiding officer to serve at the will of the president. Members shall not be entitled to per diem, travel, or other expenses and shall have no authority to determine policy independent of the board. Meetings shall be held quarterly and may be held on-line or by telephone conference call. Vacancies shall be filled with appointees selected by the president. A person may not be a member of the committee if: (a) The person is an officer, employee, or paid consultant of a Kentucky trade association in the field of surgical assisting; (b) The person's spouse is an officer, manager, or paid consultant of a Kentucky trade association in the field of surgical assisting; (c) The person is a registered lobbyist for compensation on behalf of a profession related to the field of surgical assisting; or (d) The person is presently subject to a disciplinary order issued by their licensing or certifying body. Effective: July 13, 2004 History: Created 2004 Ky. Acts ch. 126, sec. 3, effective July 13, 2004.

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