senate Bill S483

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to continuing medical education requirements for doctors, nurses and pharmacists

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S483 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§6524-a & 6905-a, amd §6827, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6180

S483 - Summary

Relates to continuing medical education requirements for doctors, nurses and pharmacists; requires three hours of training on the prevention, treatment and mitigation of opiate analgesics and psychotropic drug addiction.

S483 - Sponsor Memo

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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