601 Granting Obstetric Privileges ^42 Granting Privileges The following list has been developed to aid in granting privileges to those health care providers within the facility to perform obstetric and gynecologic procedures. The granting of privileges at any level in obstetrics and gynecol- ogy is based on satisfaction of criteria for the specified procedures. Criteria for granting privileges must be applied consistently regardless of the appli- cant’s specialty. As stated, the granting of clinical privileges must be based on training, experience, and demonstrated current clinical competence. The educational requirements assume that applicants have achieved a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy degree. Except as otherwise noted, prereq- uisites for each category of privileges are listed as follows: Training Successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited residency program in obstetrics–gynecology Certification Board certification (or active candidate) by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology or the American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Maintenance of Certification, if applicable Reappraisal (recredentialing/reprivileging) (2-year cycle) should require: Review of quality improvement file: trending sentinel events other problems with specific procedures Appendix D
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