senate Bill S6315

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the practice of registered professional nursing by a certified registered nurse anesthetist

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Jan 25, 2012 referred to higher education

S6315 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8225
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง6902, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5095, A4383
2015-2016: S2598, A3972
2017-2018: S1957, A4500
2019-2020: A2898

S6315 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to profession of nurse anesthetist; defines "certified registered nurse anesthetist"; requires the department of education to certify such nurses.

S6315 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6315 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6315

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DUANE  -- 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 the practice of regis-
  tered professional nursing by a certified registered nurse anesthetist

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

  Section  1.  Section  6902 of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. (A) THE PRACTICE OF REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSING BY A  CERTIFIED
REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST MAY INCLUDE THE ABILITY TO PRESCRIBE DURING
THE  PERI-ANESTHETIC  PERIOD. THE CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST
SHALL  OBTAIN  A  CERTIFICATE  FROM  THE  DEPARTMENT  UPON  SUCCESSFULLY
COMPLETING A PROGRAM INCLUDING AN APPROPRIATE PHARMACOLOGY COMPONENT, OR
ITS  EQUIVALENT, AS ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSIONER'S REGULATIONS, PRIOR
TO PRESCRIBING UNDER  THIS  SUBDIVISION.  THE  CERTIFICATE  SHALL  STATE
WHETHER  THE  CERTIFIED  REGISTERED  NURSE  ANESTHETIST HAS SUCCESSFULLY
COMPLETED SUCH A PROGRAM OR EQUIVALENT AND IS  AUTHORIZED  TO  PRESCRIBE
UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (B)  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE THE TERM "CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE
ANESTHETIST" SHALL MEAN A REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSE LICENSED IN THIS
STATE: WHO HAS SATISFACTORILY COMPLETED EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION FOR  THE
PROVISION  OF ANESTHESIA SERVICES IN A PROGRAM REGISTERED BY THE DEPART-
MENT OR IN A PROGRAM ACCREDITED BY A NATIONAL  BODY  RECOGNIZED  BY  THE
DEPARTMENT  OR  DETERMINED  BY  THE DEPARTMENT TO BE EQUIVALENT; AND WHO
SUBMITS EVIDENCE IN A MANNER AND FORM PRESCRIBED BY  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
CURRENT  CERTIFICATION  OR RECERTIFICATION BY A NATIONAL CERTIFYING BODY
RECOGNIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11988-01-1

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