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Title: Section 755.3 - Surgery services

755.3 Surgery services. The operator shall ensure that:

(a) a surgeon or anesthesiologist who meets the definition of a qualified specialist, and is licensed by and currently registered with the New York State Education Department, is responsible for the surgery service and may fulfill the requirement for medical director;

(b) all surgical procedures are performed in accordance with current standards of professional practice;

(c) all tissues removed during surgery are examined by a qualified pathologist, except for those exempted by the operator on recommendation of the medical staff consistent with current standards of professional practice; and

(d) blood and blood products are maintained and used in accordance with Subpart 58-2 of this Title and are administered by only physicians or registered professional nurses.


VOLUME E (Title 10)