senate Bill S3289A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the nurse practitioners modernization act

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    • Passed Assembly
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2012 print number 3289a
amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
Feb 15, 2011 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

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S3289 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5308A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6902, Ed L

S3289 - Summary

Establishes the nurse practitioners modernization act which allows the practice of registered professional nursing by a certified nurse practitioner to include diagnosis and performance without collaboration of a licensed physician.

S3289 - Sponsor Memo

S3289 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3289

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to services performed  by
  nurse practitioners

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Short title. This act shall be known and may be  cited  as
the "nurse practitioners modernization act".
  S  2.  Subdivision 3 of section 6902 of the education law, as added by
chapter 257 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  3. (a) The practice of registered  professional  nursing  by  a  nurse
practitioner,  certified  under section six thousand nine hundred ten of
this article, may include the diagnosis of illness and  physical  condi-
tions  and the performance of therapeutic and corrective measures within
a specialty area of practice[, in collaboration with a  licensed  physi-
cian  qualified  to collaborate in the specialty involved, provided such
services are performed in accordance with a written  practice  agreement
and  written  practice  protocols.  The written practice agreement shall
include explicit provisions  for  the  resolution  of  any  disagreement
between the collaborating physician and the nurse practitioner regarding
a  matter of diagnosis or treatment that is within the scope of practice
of both. To the extent the practice agreement does not so provide,  then
the collaborating physician's diagnosis or treatment shall prevail].
  (b)  Prescriptions  for  drugs,  devices  and immunizing agents may be
issued by a nurse practitioner, under this subdivision and  section  six
thousand nine hundred ten of this article[, in accordance with the prac-
tice  agreement  and  practice  protocols]. The nurse practitioner shall
obtain a certificate from the department upon successfully completing  a
program  including  an appropriate pharmacology component, or its equiv-
alent, as  established  by  the  commissioner's  regulations,  prior  to
prescribing under this subdivision. The certificate issued under section

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01405-02-1

Co-Sponsors

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S3289A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5308A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6902, Ed L

S3289A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the nurse practitioners modernization act which allows the practice of registered professional nursing by a certified nurse practitioner to include diagnosis and performance without collaboration of a licensed physician.

S3289A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3289A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3289--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. YOUNG, AVELLA, ESPAILLAT, MONTGOMERY, OPPENHEIMER,
  RITCHIE, ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
  be committed to the Committee on Higher Education  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Higher Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing the nurse
  practitioners  modernization act; and providing for the repeal of such
  provisions upon the expiration thereof

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "nurse practitioners modernization act".
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 6902 of the education law, as  added  by
chapter 257 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  (a) (I) The practice of registered professional nursing by a nurse
practitioner, certified under section six thousand nine hundred  ten  of
this  article  AND PRACTICING FOR FEWER THAN THIRTY-SIX MONTHS AND THREE
THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED HOURS, may include the  diagnosis  of  illness  and
physical  conditions  and  the performance of therapeutic and corrective
measures within a specialty area of practice, in  collaboration  with  a
licensed  physician  qualified to collaborate in the specialty involved,
provided such services are performed in accordance with a written  prac-
tice  agreement  and  written  practice  protocols. The written practice
agreement shall include explicit provisions for the  resolution  of  any
disagreement  between  the collaborating physician and the nurse practi-
tioner regarding a matter of diagnosis or treatment that is  within  the
scope of practice of both. To the extent the practice agreement does not
so  provide,  then  the collaborating physician's diagnosis or treatment
shall prevail.   IN THE EVENT THAT  (I)  AN  EXISTING  WRITTEN  PRACTICE
AGREEMENT  WITH  A COLLABORATING PHYSICIAN TERMINATES AS A RESULT OF THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01405-04-2

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