Under existing law, the Board of Nursing is responsible for the regulation of the practice of nursing in the state, which includes Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). Under existing law, CRNAs function under the direction of a licensed physician who must be immediately available
This bill would revise the scope of practice of CRNAs and would provide that CRNAs may practice in coordination with a licensed physician
Relating to the Board of Nursing; to amend Section 34-21-81, Code of Alabama 1975, to revise the scope of practice of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists; and to allow Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists to practice in coordination with a licensed physician.
|March 20, 2019||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Healthcare|
|Hearing||April 3, 2019||Room 304 at 12:00||Senate HLTH Public Hearing|
|Bill Text||SB 156 - Introduced|