House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 90-18(c), establishing what does not constitute practicing medicine or surgery, and GS 90-171.20(7), defining the components of the practice of nursing by a registered nurse, to provide that a nurse anesthetist may provide local anesthesia under the supervision of a licensed podiatrist.
Summary date: Mar 20 2013 - More information
Summary date: Mar 18 2013 - More information
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends proposed GS 90-18(c)(14a) and GS 90-171.20(7)e. to provide that a nurse anesthetist (was, a nurse, including but not limited to, a nurse anesthetist or advanced practice registered nurse) may provided anesthesia services under the supervision of specified professionals.
Summary date: Feb 27 2013 - More information
Amends GS 90-18 (Practicing [medicine] without license; penalties) adding that provision of anesthesia by a nurse under the supervision of a physician or dentist shall not constitute the practice of medicine. Amends GS 90-171.20 (Definitions [for Nursing Practice Act]) adding that provision of anesthesia by a nurse shall be under the supervision of a physician or dentist.
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