SB 14 Recognizes "registered nurse first assistants" and authorizes the Board of Nursing to certify such practitioners
Sponsor: Kennedy
LR Number: 0408S.01I Fiscal Note: 0408-01
Committee: Financial & Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 2/7/2005 - Hearing Conducted S Financial & Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2005

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SB 14 - This act defines the term "registered nurse first assistants" and authorizes the Missouri State Board of Nursing to promulgate rules for their certification. A "registered nurse first assistant" (RNFA) is defined as a registered nurse, licensed in Missouri, who has received additional certification through a nationally-recognized professional organization to become a RNFA or who meets the criteria for RNFAs establishes by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

This act is similar to SB 749 (2004).

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