DPH: APRNs Practicing Not in Collaboration with a Licensed Physician

APRNs Practicing Not in Collaboration with a Licensed Physician



Pursuant to Section 20-87a(b)(3), Connecticut General Statutes, a licensed advanced practice registered who has maintained the license for a period of not less than three years, and engaged in the performance of advanced practice level nursing activities in collaboration with a physician for a period of not less than three years and not less than two thousand hours may, thereafter, alone or in collaboration with a physician or another health care provider licensed to practice in this state:

Perform the acts of diagnosis and treatment of alterations in health status and prescribe, dispense and administer medical therapeutics and corrective measures and dispense drugs in the form of professional samples  in all settings. Any advanced practice registered nurse electing to practice not in collaboration with a physician shall maintain documentation of having engaged in the performance of advanced practice level nursing activities in collaboration with a physician for a period of not less than three years and not less than two thousand hours.

Any advanced practice registered nurse shall submit written notice to the Department of his or her intention to practice without collaboration with a physician after completing the requirements described above and prior to beginning such practice. Not later than December first and annually thereafter, the Department shall publish on the department's Internet web site a list of such advanced practice registered nurses who are authorized to practice not in collaboration with a physician.

Please select this link for the list of advanced practice registered nurses who are authorized to practice not in collaboration with a physician.




Content Last Modified on 11/23/2016 12:17:37 PM