(225 ILCS 130/45)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2024)
Registration requirements; surgical assistant.
A person shall
registration as a surgical assistant if he or she has applied in writing on the
prescribed form, has paid the required fees, and meets all of the following
(1) Is at least 21 years of age.
(2) Has not violated a provision of Section 75 of
this Act. In addition the Department may take into consideration any felony conviction of the applicant, but a conviction shall not operate as an absolute bar to registration unless otherwise provided by law.
(3) Has completed a medical education program
approved by the Department or has graduated from a United States Military Program that emphasizes surgical assisting.
(4) Has successfully completed a national certifying
examination approved by the Department.
(5) Is currently certified by the National Commission
for the Certification of Surgical Assistants as a Certified Surgical Assistant, the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting as a Certified Surgical First Assistant, or the American Board of Surgical Assistants as a Surgical Assistant-Certified.
(Source: P.A. 100-1123, eff. 11-27-18.)