SB 1683 (see companion bill HB 2813) – Illinois

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2019

NURSES-COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENT. Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Provides that collaboration does not require an employment relationship between the collaborating physician, podiatric physician, or dentist and the advanced practice registered nurse. Provides that, in the case of anesthesia services provided by a certified registered nurse anesthetist, an anesthesiologist, a physician, a dentist, or a podiatric physician must participate through discussion of and agreement with the anesthesia plan and remain available (rather than remain physically present and available on the premises during the delivery of anesthesia services) for diagnosis, consultation, and treatment of emergency medical conditions. Changes provisions concerning full practice authority to apply them to certified registered nurse anesthetists. Requires that during the delivery of anesthesia by a certified registered nurse anesthetists, the attestation for completion of clinical experience must be attested to by the collaborating physician or physicians, podiatrists, or dentists, and the certified registered nurse anesthetist.

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