2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Committee Approved)

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Study of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (language only)

Item 309 #2s

Item 309 #2s

Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions


Page 343, after line 51, insert:

"C. The Department of Health Professions shall study and make recommendations regarding the oversight and regulation of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs). The department shall review recommendations of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, analyze the oversight and regulations governing the practice of APRNs in other states, and review research on the impact of statutes and regulations on practice and patient outcomes.  The department shall report its findings to the Governor and General Assembly by November 1, 2021."


(This amendment directs the Department of Health Professions to study and make recommendations regarding the oversight and regulations of advanced practice registered nurses.)