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SedationFacts.org Presents Content on Policies and Conditions Regarding Alternative Methods for the Administration of Propofol
Date:7/22/2009

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SedationFacts.org, a web site for practicing gastroenterologists, gastroenterology nurses and gastroenterology fellows, announces enhanced site content addressing policies and conditions related to Non-anesthesiologist Administered Propofol (NAAP).

NAAP describes the administration of propofol by a registered nurse under the direction of a physician, or by a physician or nurse other than an anesthesia professional. Propofol represents an option for patients undergoing sedation for gastrointestinal endoscopy as, when optimally administered, it may offer more rapid cognitive and functional recovery.

To date, two models have emerged for use of propofol by non-anesthesiologists during endoscopic sedation: nurse-administered propofol sedation (NAPS) and gastroenterologist-directed propofol. Currently, propofol is off-label for use by non-anesthesiologists, which has raised safety and liability questions for nurses, gastroenterologists and facilities.

The article on the SedationFacts web site provides an overview of current positions as well as policies and conditions under which non-anesthesiology physicians and registered nurses administer propofol, including NAPS and gastroenterologist-directed propofol.

Read full article [link to http://www.sedationfacts.org/sedation-administration/non-anesthesiologist-administered-propofol ]

Because regulations governing sedation administration by nursing personnel vary from state to state, it is important for nurses and physicians to understand state licensure, state nurse practice acts, and ind
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