SENATE BILL No. 190
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 25-23-1-1.
Synopsis: Certified registered nurse anesthetists. Includes certified
registered nurse anesthetists within the definition of advanced practice
Effective: July 1, 2009.
January 7, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider
First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)
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SENATE BILL No. 190
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
professions and occupations.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 25-23-1-1; (09)IN0190.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 25-23-1-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 1. As used in this
(a) "Board" means the Indiana state board of nursing.
(b) "Advanced practice nurse" means:
(1) a nurse practitioner;
(2) a nurse midwife;
(3) a clinical nurse specialist; or
(4) a certified registered nurse anesthetist;
who is a registered nurse qualified to practice nursing in a specialty
role based upon the additional knowledge and skill gained through a
formal organized program of study and clinical experience, or the
equivalent as determined by the board, which does not limit but
extends or expands the function of the nurse which may be initiated by
the client or provider in settings that shall include hospital outpatient
clinics and health maintenance organizations.
(c) "Human response" means those signs, symptoms, behaviors, and
processes that denote the individual's interaction with the environment.