Bill Text: IN SB0394 | 2019 | Regular Session | Engrossed

Bill Title: Advanced practice registered nurses. Allows an advanced practice registered nurse who: (1) had primary responsibility for the treatment and care of a deceased individual for a period longer than six months; and (2) pronounced the time of death for the deceased individual; to certify a record on a death and enter the record into the Indiana death registration system. Specifies that at least two of the six registered nurse board members of the Indiana state board of nursing (board) be advanced practice registered nurses with at least one of these members having prescriptive authority. Specifies requirements of certain board members. Provides that an advanced practice registered nurse with prescriptive authority and who has operated under a practice agreement with a practitioner for at least three years may operate without a practice agreement if certain conditions are met. Amends the hospital governing board requirements for the manner in which an advanced practice registered nurse who operates in the hospital will interact with other practitioners. Requires the Indiana state board of nursing to prepare a report to the general assembly concerning advance practice registered nurses who practice without a practice agreement. Makes a conforming change.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 8-4)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2019-04-04 - Amendment #4 (Bacon) failed; voice vote [SB0394 Detail]

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