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Amendment

 

February Session, 2014

LCO No. 3518

   
 

*SB0003603518SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 36

File No. 101

Cal. No. 108

"AN ACT CONCERNING THE GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE. "

Strike lines 44 to 51, inclusive, and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"(3) An advanced practice registered nurse having (A) been issued a license pursuant to section 20-94a, (B) maintained such license for a period of not less than three years, and (C) engaged in the performance of advanced practice level nursing activities in collaboration with a physician for a period of not less than three years or for not less than three thousand hours, whichever is greater, in accordance with the provisions of subdivision (2) of this subsection, may, thereafter, alone or in collaboration with a physician or another health care provider licensed to practice in this state: (i) Perform the acts of diagnosis and treatment of alterations in health status, as described in subsection (a) of this section; and (ii) prescribe, dispense and administer medical"

In line 54, after the period, insert the following: "Any such advanced practice registered nurse who intends to engage in activities described in this subdivision alone and not in collaboration with a physician shall, prior to engaging in any such activity, provide written notice to the Commissioner of Public Health (i) stating an intention to engage in such activities alone, (ii) affirming that he or she has engaged in the performance of advanced practice level nursing activities in collaboration with a physician for a period of not less than three years or for not less than three thousand hours, whichever is greater, and (iii) identifying each physician with whom he or she has collaborated, including such physician's name, license number, address of such physician's principal place of business, and stating the period of time that he or she collaborated with such physician. The commissioner shall maintain such information, make such information available to members of the public upon request and shall include such information in any profile created for the advanced practice registered nurse pursuant to section 20-13j."