Mass. General Laws c.112 § 80K

Promulgation of regulations by the board regarding advanced practice nursing

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Added by St.2020, c.260, § 38, effective January 1, 2021.

Section 80K

The board shall promulgate regulations, subject to approval by the commissioner, to ensure that nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists and psychiatric nurse mental health clinical specialists under the board of registration in nursing are subject to requirements commensurate to those that physicians are subject to under the board of registration in medicine pursuant to the sixth and seventh paragraphs of section 5 and sections 5A to 5M, inclusive, as they apply to the creation and public dissemination of individual profiles and licensure restrictions, disciplinary actions and reports, claims or reports of malpractice, communication with professional organizations, physical and mental examinations, investigation of complaints and other aspects of professional conduct and discipline.

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