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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to higher education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S483
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S483 - Details
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §§6524-a & 6905-a, amd §6827, Ed L
- Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S483 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S483 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to continuing medical education for doctors, nurses and pharmacists PURPOSE: This bill requires that doctors, nurses, and pharmacists complete at least 3 hours of continuing education on opiate analgesics and psychotropic drugs each year. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 defines this bill as the Michael David Israel Physician Training Law. Section 2 adds a new section to the education law that requires that all physicians complete three hours of continuing education on the prescription of opiate analgesics and psychotropic drugs and the risks of addiction to such drugs. Section 2 also defines opiate analgesics and psychotropic drugs. Section 3 adds a new section to the education law that requires that all nurses complete three hours of continuing education on the prescription of opiate analgesics and psychotropic drugs and the risks of addiction to such drugs. Section 3 also defines opiate
S483 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 483 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 continuing medical education for doctors, nurses and pharmacists THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Michael David Israel physician training law". S 2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6524-a to read as follows: S 6524-A. MANDATORY CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION. 1. ALL PHYSICIANS, IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THEIR LICENSE IN GOOD STANDING, MUST COMPLETE THREE HOURS OF CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION ON THE PRESCRIPTION OF OPIATE ANALGESICS AND PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS AND THE RISKS OF ADDICTION IN THEIR ADMINISTRATION. THE CLASSES SHALL BE TAUGHT AND ADMINISTERED BY THE OFFICE OF THE PROFESSIONS ACCORDING TO REGULATIONS SET BY THE COMMIS- SIONER AND SHALL FOCUS ON THE PREVENTION, TREATMENT AND MITIGATION OF SUCH ADDICTIONS. 2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: A. "OPIATE ANALGESICS" SHALL MEAN THE MEDICINES BUPRENORPHINE, BUTOR- PHANOL, CODEINE, HYDROCODONE, HYDROMORPHONE, LEVORPHANOL, MEPERIDINE, METHADONE, MORPHINE, NALBUPHINE, OXYCODONE, OXYMORPHONE, PENTAZOCINE AND PROPOXYPHENE AS WELL AS THEIR BRAND NAMES, ISOMERS AND COMBINATIONS. B. "PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS" SHALL MEAN ANY DRUG OR MEDICINE THAT AFFECTS MENTAL ACTIVITY, BEHAVIOR OR PERCEPTION INCLUDING ANTI-PSYCHOTICS, ANTI- DEPRESSANTS, ANTI-ANXIETY DRUGS OR ANXIOLYTICS AND HYPNOTICS. S 3. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6905-a to read as follows: S 6905-A. MANDATORY CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION. 1. ALL PHYSICIANS, IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THEIR LICENSE IN GOOD STANDING, MUST COMPLETE THREE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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