2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 536
Nurses, Advanced Practice Registered; prescriptive authority; physician agreements; Health Access Improvement Act
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 26 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to nurses, so as to enact a new article providing additional authority to advanced practice registered nurses to carry out prescriptive orders; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative intent and findings and definitions; to provide for collaborative practice agreements and their contents and conditions; to provide for prescription drug and device orders and forms, conditions, and procedures relating thereto; to provide for application for certain registration numbers; to provide for liability and immunity therefrom; to provide for duties and powers of the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners and the Georgia Board of Nursing; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/07/2002 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/06/2002 - Senate Hopper