senate Bill S2309A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Allows certified nurse practitioners to practice without collaboration of a licensed physician

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 28, 2014 print number 2309a
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jan 15, 2013 referred to higher education

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S2309 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6902, add §6912, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S324
2009-2010: S2948B

S2309 - Summary

Allows the practice of registered professional nursing by a certified nurse practitioner to include diagnosis and performance without collaboration of a licensed physician.

S2309 - Sponsor Memo

S2309 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2309

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MONTGOMERY,  AVELLA, ESPAILLAT, HASSELL-THOMPSON,
  KLEIN, PERKINS -- 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.  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
six  thousand  nine  hundred ten of this article shall state whether the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06944-01-3

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S2309A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6902, add §6912, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S324
2009-2010: S2948B

S2309A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows the practice of registered professional nursing by a certified nurse practitioner to include diagnosis and performance without collaboration of a licensed physician.

S2309A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2309A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2309--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MONTGOMERY,  AVELLA, ESPAILLAT, HASSELL-THOMPSON,
  KLEIN, PERKINS -- 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 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. 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-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06944-07-4

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