TABLE 2

Sedation Team Structure

QuestionN (%)
Do you use physician extenders as sedation providers? (n = 41)
 No29 (70.7)
 Yes12 (29.3)
  Nurse anesthetist1 (8.3)
  Physician assistant3 (25.0)
  Nurse practitioner11 (91.7)
The sedation team is staffed by: (n = 41)
 <5 physicians16 (39.0)
 5–10 physicians13 (31.7)
 11–20 physicians9 (22.0)
 21–30 physicians3 (7.3)
Our sedation team staffing model involves: (n = 41) (Multiple choices may apply)
 Primary pediatric specialty physicians that sedate as a part of their job description33 (80.5)
 PRN physicians, who are also pediatric specialists7 (17.1)
 A hybrid of pediatric subspecialist and PRN4 (9.8)
 APN or PA supervised by the department of anesthesia3 (7.3)
 Other
Has physicians on the team that no longer practice in their primary subspecialty (n = 41)9 (22.0)