2013 WISCONSIN ACT 354
An Act to repeal 447.06 (2) (c) 4.; to amend 447.065 (2); and to create 447.02 (2) (f), 447.04 (2) (d) and 447.06 (2) (e) 4. of the statutes; relating to: a dental hygienist's administration of nitrous oxide inhalation analgesia and practice of dental hygiene.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
447.02 (2) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
447.02 (2) (f) The educational requirements for a dental hygienist licensed under this chapter to administer nitrous oxide inhalation analgesia under s. 447.06 (2) (e) 4.
447.04 (2) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
447.04 (2) (d) 1. The examining board shall grant a certificate to administer nitrous oxide inhalation analgesia to a dental hygienist who is licensed under par. (a) or (b) and who submits evidence satisfactory to the examining board that he or she satisfies the educational requirements established in rules promulgated under s. 447.02 (2) (f), including by having satisfied substantially similar requirements in another state.
2. A certificate granted under subd. 1. remains in effect while the dental hygienist's license granted under par. (a) or (b) remains in effect unless the board suspends or revokes the certificate.
447.06 (2) (c) 4. of the statutes is repealed.
447.06 (2) (e) 4. of the statutes is created to read:
447.06 (2) (e) 4. If the dental hygienist is certified under s. 447.04 (2) (d) 1., nitrous oxide inhalation analgesia.
447.065 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
447.065 (2) Subject to the requirements under s. 447.06 (2), a dentist who is licensed to practice dentistry under this chapter may delegate to a dental hygienist who is licensed to practice dental hygiene under this chapter the performance of remediable procedures and the administration of oral systemic premedications, local anesthesia, nitrous oxide inhalation analgesia, and subgingival sustained release chemotherapeutic agents.
(1) This act takes effect on the first day of the 7th month beginning after publication.