August 15, 2019

Connecticut Expands Scope of Practice for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont recently signed into law Public Act No. 19-98, “An Act Concerning The Scope Of Practice Of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses,” which expands the scope of practice for advanced practice registered nurses licensed in Connecticut. The Act addresses matters related to mental health medical records, emergency treatment for psychiatric services, insurance coverage, and workers’ compensation, and becomes effective on October 1, 2019.