Businesses and Professions
§ 5-34-42 Global signature authority of
certified registered nurse practitioners.
Whenever any provision of the general or public law, or regulation requires a
signature, certification, stamp, verification, affidavit or endorsement by a
physician, it shall be deemed to include a signature, certification, stamp,
verification, affidavit or endorsement by a certified registered nurse
practitioner; provided, however, that nothing in this section shall be
construed to expand the scope of practice of nurse practitioners.
History of Section.
(P.L. 2006, ch. 130, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 156, § 1.)