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HB512

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HB 512 (BR 371) - M. Marzian, K. Hall, J. Jenkins, R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to advanced practice registered nurses.
     Amend KRS 314.011, 314.042, and 314.193 to clarify the terminology for "certified registered nurse anesthetist."

HB 512 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provisions of HB 512 and direct advanced practice registered nurses authorized to prescribe controlled substances to register for electronic access to the controlled substance monitoring system created by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services prior to prescribing or dispensing a controlled substance or within a set time period; required the advanced practice registered nurse to check a patient through the system before first prescribing or dispensing a controlled substance; mandate the same check at least once every three months for continuing patients; direct a check through the monitoring system for a patient who has not been continuously treated for a period of three months; exempt an advanced practice registered nurse from the monitoring system requirements if the nurse administers a controlled substance in a surgical, emergency, or hospice setting; amend KRS 314.042 to delete the requirement that an advanced practice registered nurse enter into a collaborative agreement with a physician before prescribing or dispensing nonscheduled legend drugs.
     HFA (1, A. Wuchner) - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 314.042 to require that an advanced practice registered nurse enter into a collaborative agreement with a physician before prescribing or dispensing nonscheduled legend drugs for a period of one year after completing the national certifying examination for the first time or applying for license endorsement.

     Feb 29-introduced in House
     Mar 1-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 5-posted in committee
     Mar 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 16-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 20-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 21, 2012; taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Mar 21-3rd reading, passed 85-10 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 22-received in Senate
     Mar 26-to Judiciary (S)

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