Description: Nurse practitioners may perform medical acts in critical need areas of the state without direct supervision of a physician; authorize.
Bill Text: [Introduced]
History of Actions:
|1||01/15 (S) Referred To Public Health and Welfare|
|2||01/30 (S) Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 2001|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|Vote type required||Majority|
Principal Author: Williamson
Code Section: A 073-0025-0035
Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 73-25-35, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT LICENSED NURSE PRACTITIONERS MAY PERFORM ACTS OF MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT, PRESCRIPTION AND OPERATION IN AREAS OF THE STATE WHICH HAVE A CRITICAL NEED FOR PRIMARY MEDICAL CARE WITHOUT THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A LICENSED PHYSICIAN; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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