Illinois - HB313

NURSE PRACTICE ACT-VARIOUS

Introduced

January 10, 2017

Description

Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal of the Nurse Practice Act from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Defines ""focused assessment"", ""full practice authority"", ""oversight"", and ""postgraduate advanced practice nurse"". Changes references of ""advanced practice nurse"" and ""APN"" to ""advanced practice registered nurse"" and ""APRN"" throughout the Act. Replaces provisions regarding nursing delegation with provisions that prohibit specified actions. Provides other guidelines for delegation of nursing activities and medication administration. Makes changes to education program requirements, qualifications for licensure, the scope of practice, and continuing education for LPN and RN licensees. Provides that a written collaborative agreement is required ...

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Commentary

This is the 'master bill' for the Sunset Act.  It does not include CRNA practice at this point in time, but will be added prior to passage.  NOTE: There is a drafting error under the APRN section regarding hospital practice.  It will be corrected and amended during the process toward passage.

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