91st General Assembly
Summary of HB0553
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Short description: 
ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING                                                  

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act and  Hospital      
   Licensing Act. Requires ambulatory surgical treatment centers and hos-      
   pitals to comply with specified requirements regarding operative sur-       
   gical procedures and anesthesia service. Amends the Medical Practice        
   Act of 1987. Provides that an anesthesiologist or physician licensed        
   to practice medicine in all its branches may collaborate with a certi-      
   fied registered nurse anesthetist in accordance with specified pro-         
   visions of the Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing Act. Amends the        
   Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing Act. Changes the composition of       
   the Board of Nursing. Provides that a certified registered nurse            
   anesthetist who meets certain criteria is qualified for licensure as        
   an advanced practice nurse. Makes changes concerning collaborative          
   agreements with physicians. Authorizes a licensed certified registered      
   nurse anesthetist to provide anesthesia services in accordance with         
   specified requirements. Changes qualifications for membership on the        
   Advanced Practice Nursing Board. Repeals a Section of the Nursing and       
   Advanced Practice Nursing Act creating the Joint Committee on Licen-        
   sure of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists. Makes other changes.       
   Effective immediately.                                                      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0414

   Last action date: 99-08-06

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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