New Mexico Board of Nursing Review – 2005
Reviewed by Sedation Certification – Jan. 8, 2019
State Sedation Policy – Yes
Can RN’s give sedation? – Yes

 

http://nmbon.sks.com/nursing-practice-act.aspx

 

To reach the document below, use the link above and search on “moderate sedation,” then open the PDF.

For questions please contact http://nmbon.sks.com/

 

§ 61-3-6. Administration of anesthetics.

It is unlawful for any person, other than a person licensed in New Mexico to practice medicine, osteopathy or dentistry or a currently licensed certified registered nurse anesthetist, to administer anesthetics to any person.

Nothing in this section prohibits a person currently licensed pursuant to the Nursing Practice Act from using hypnosis or from administering local anesthetics or moderate sedation.

Credits: L. 1973, Ch. 149, § 2; L. 1979, Ch. 379, § 2; L. 1985, Ch. 67, § 3; L. 1991, Ch. 190, § 4; L. 1997, Ch. 244, § 5; L. 2005, Ch. 307, § 2. eff. April 7, 2005.
Formerly 1953 Comp., § 67-2-4.1