Advanced practice nurse prescribers, particularly nurse anesthetists, are working in dental offices that do not employ physicians. This proposed rule recognizes this evolving practice and allows for a collaborative relationship with a dentist.
Fiscal Estimate:
This rule will not have a fiscal impact.
Effect on small business:
Effect on small business:
These proposed rules do not have an economic impact on small businesses, as defined in s. 227.114 (1), Stats. The Department’s Regulatory Review Coordinator may be contacted by email at NathanielL.Ristow@wisconsin.gov, or by calling (608) 267-2435.
Agency contact person:
Sharon Henes, Administrative Rules Coordinator, Department of Safety and Professional Services, Division of Policy Development, 4822 Madison Yards Way, P.O. Box 8366, Madison, Wisconsin 53708; telephone 608-261-2377; email at DSPSAdminRules@wisconsin.gov.
Place where comments are to be submitted and deadline for submission:
Comments may be submitted to Sharon Henes, Administrative Rules Coordinator, Department of Safety and Professional Services, Division of Policy Development, 4822 Madison Yards Way, P.O. Box 8366, Madison, WI 53708-8366, or by email to DSPSAdminRules@wisconsin.gov. Comments must be received at or before the public hearing to be held on November 8, 2018 to be included in the record of rule-making proceedings.
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TEXT OF RULE
Section 1. N 8.10 (2), (5), and (7) are amended to read:
N 8.10 (2) Advanced practice nurse prescribers shall facilitate collaboration with other health care professionals, at least 1 of whom shall be a physician or dentist, through the use of modern communication techniques.
(5) The board shall promote communication and collaboration among advanced practice nurse prescribers, physicians, dentists and other health care professionals.
(7) Advanced practice nurse prescribers shall work in a collaborative relationship with a physician or dentist. The collaborative relationship is a process in which an advanced practice nurse prescriber is working with a physician or dentist in each other’s presence when necessary, to deliver health care services within the scope of the practitioner’s training, education, and experience. The advanced practice nurse prescriber shall document this relationship.
Section 2. EFFECTIVE DATE. This emergency rule shall take effect upon publication in the official state newspaper.
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Dated   October 10, 2018       Agency /s/ Sheryl Krause                     Chair
            Board of Nursing
             
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