Rule Changes to Remediable Tasks Delegable to a Dental Hygienist

Posted in Latest News on March 6, 2018.

Effective February 27, 2018, a dental hygienist who has received formal training can perform the following task under indirect supervision: Using adjunctive oral cancer screening medical devices approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

64B5-16.006 Remediable Tasks Delegable to a Dental Hygienist.

(2) The following remediable tasks may be performed by a dental hygienist who has received training in these procedures in pre-licensure education or who has received formal training and who performs the tasks under indirect supervision:

(m) Using adjunctive oral cancer screening medical devices approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.



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