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Chapter 197

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  197.165.  Infection control advisory panel appointed — members — expenses, fund created. — 1.  The department shall appoint an "Infection Control Advisory Panel" for the purposes of implementing sections 192.131 and 192.667.

  2.  Members of the infection control advisory panel shall include:

  (1)  Two public members;

  (2)  Three board-certified or board-eligible physicians licensed pursuant to chapter 334 who are affiliated with a Missouri hospital or medical school, active members of the Society for Health Care Epidemiology of America, and have demonstrated interest and expertise in health facility infection control;

  (3)  One physician licensed pursuant to chapter 334 who is active in the practice of medicine in Missouri and who holds medical staff privileges at a Missouri hospital;

  (4)  Four infection control practitioners certified by the certification board of infection control and epidemiology, at least two of whom shall be practicing in a rural hospital or setting and at least two of whom shall be registered professional nurses licensed under chapter 335;

  (5)  A medical statistician with an advanced degree in such specialty;

  (6)  A clinical microbiologist with an advanced degree in such specialty;

  (7)  Three employees of the department, representing the functions of hospital, ambulatory surgical center, and abortion facility licensure, epidemiology and health data analysis, who shall serve as ex officio nonvoting members of the panel.

  3.  Reasonable expenses of the panel shall be paid from private donations made specifically for that purpose to the "Infection Control Advisory Panel Fund", which is hereby created in the state treasury.  If such donations are not received from private sources, then the provisions of this act shall be implemented without the advisory panel.


(L. 2004 S.B. 1279, A.L. 2017 2d Ex. Sess. S.B. 5)

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