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HB 1267 (2012) -  Health Care Practitioners

by Van Zant (CO-SPONSORS) Rehwinkel Vasilinda
Requires that licensed health care practitioner wear name badge indicating licensure credentials when rendering health care services; expands scope of practice to authorize advanced registered nurse practitioner to prescribe, order, administer, monitor, & alter any drug or drug therapies that are necessary for proper medical care & treatment of patient; requires that Board of Nursing adopt rules; authorizes certified registered nurse anesthetist, while participating in management of patient in postanesthesia recovery area, to order administration of drugs that are commonly used to alleviate pain; revises provisions relating to licensure & regulation of clinical laboratories operated by practitioners for exclusive use; provides applicability to clinical laboratories operated by practitioners licensed to practice nursing; revises definition of term "practitioner" under Florida Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act to include advanced registered nurse practitioners.
Effective Date: July 1, 2012
Last Event: Died in Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee on Friday, March 9, 2012 11:59 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee Time: 03/09/2012 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee Time: 01/12/2012 - 11:18 AM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Committee Time: 01/12/2012 - 11:18 AM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 01/12/2012 - 11:18 AM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Rulemaking & Regulation Subcommittee Time: 01/12/2012 - 11:18 AM Member: Committee: Rulemaking & Regulation Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee Time: 01/12/2012 - 11:18 AM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/10/2012 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 01/05/2012 - 3:20 PM Member: Van Zant Committee: Version: __