senate Bill S7132

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring opioid training for medical professionals to reduce patient opioid abuse and reliance

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 04, 2020 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 21, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 15, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 14, 2020 1st report cal.133
Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education

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Jan 14, 2020 - Higher Education committee Vote

S7132
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Jan 14, 2020

excused (1)

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S7132 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9067
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6505-d, amd §§7607, 7710, 8412, 6742-a, 7908 & 6554-a, Ed L

S7132 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring opioid training for medical professionals to reduce patient opioid abuse and reliance including nurses, nurse practitioners, psychologists, certain social workers, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychoanalysts, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and occupational therapists.

S7132 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7132 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7132

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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  requiring  opioid
  training  for medical professionals to reduce patient opioid abuse and
  reliance

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6505-d
to read as follows:
  §  6505-D.  COURSE  WORK  OR TRAINING TO ADDRESS PATIENT SUBSTANCE USE
DISORDERS. 1.   EVERY REGISTERED NURSE, LICENSED  PRACTICAL  NURSE,  AND
NURSE  PRACTITIONER  PRACTICING IN THE STATE WHO PROVIDES DIRECT MEDICAL
SERVICES TO PATIENTS IN THIS STATE SHALL, ON OR BEFORE JULY  FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND  TWENTY-ONE  AND EVERY REGISTRATION PERIOD THEREAFTER, COMPLETE
AT LEAST TWO HOURS OF COURSE WORK OR TRAINING  ON  WAYS  TO  PREVENT  OR
ADDRESS  PATIENT  SUBSTANCE  USE  DISORDER  IN  THE PROVISION OF MEDICAL
SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE  WITH  REGULATED  STANDARDS  PROMULGATED  BY  THE
DEPARTMENT, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE OFFICE
OF  ADDICTION  SERVICES  AND SUPPORTS. SUCH TRAINING SHALL BE UPDATED AS
NECESSARY ACCORDING TO BEST  PRACTICES  FOR  PROVIDING  PATIENT-CENTERED
CARE  WITH  CONSIDERATION  GIVEN  TO  SOCIAL  DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH AND
CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS. COURSE WORK OR TRAINING SHALL INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT
BE  LIMITED  TO: TECHNIQUES FOR MANAGING PAIN; PREVENTION, SCREENING AND
SIGNS OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS; APPROPRIATE RESPONSES TO SUBSTANCE USE
DISORDERS; TECHNIQUES THAT WILL REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD  OF  OVERDOSE  AND
THE  SPREAD  OF BLOOD-BORNE DISEASES BY THOSE WHO USE DRUGS; AND MEDICA-
TIONS USED FOR THE TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS. IN PROMULGATING
REGULATORY STANDARDS PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION THE DEPARTMENT IS  ADVISED
TO  CONSULT  WITH  ORGANIZATIONS  REPRESENTATIVE  OF PROFESSIONS, INSTI-
TUTIONS AND THOSE WITH EXPERTISE IN HARM REDUCTION STRATEGIES AND IN THE
TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS.
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "ACCEPTABLE FORMAL  CONTINUING  EDUCATION"
SHALL  MEAN FORMAL PROGRAMS OF LEARNING WHICH CONTRIBUTE TO PROFESSIONAL

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