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House Bill 1403

House Bill 1403

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF HB1403 (Updated February 5, 2002 11:29 PM - DI 84)

Physicians, nurses, and physician assistants. Requires the medical licensing board and the state board of nursing to adopt rules requiring physicians and nurses to report on license renewal forms any continuing education hours completed during the license renewal period. Allows for random audits for verification of continuing education hours reported by physicians and nurses. Requires the health professions bureau, when notifying holders of licenses of the need to renew licenses, to include notification of the need to pay renewal fees. Provides that an application for a license, certificate, registration, or permit is abandoned if the applicant does not complete the requirements for the application within one year unless the applicant shows good cause for the delay. Authorizes: (1) a physician to delegate prescribing privileges to a physician assistant; and (2) a physician assistant to prescribe legend drugs. Restricts a physician assistant from prescribing, administering, or monitoring general anesthesia, regional block anesthesia, or deep sedation unless certain conditions are met.
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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