Rhode Island Removes Supervision Requirement

​Rhode Island removes supervision requirement: Rhode Island HB 5656/SB 614 has been signed into law. This bill implements aspects of the APRN consensus model, including removal of supervision for CRNAs. Rhode Island is the first state to remove a CRNA supervision requirement from a state nursing law or rule since 1999.
This law replaces “under the supervision of” and now provides that CRNAs practice “in collaboration with anesthesiologists, licensed physicians, or licensed dentists ….”