§ 5-34.2-4. Duties of board.
(a) Applications. Applicants for licensure shall submit appropriate certification credentials, as described in § 5-34.2-3, plus an application fee (not refundable) made payable to the general treasurer, state of Rhode Island, as set forth in § 23-1-54.
(b) Renewal. Licensure as a nurse anesthetist shall be renewed during the same period as the professional registered nurses license to practice in Rhode Island. Renewal fee for a nurse anesthetists license shall be as set forth in § 23-1-54.
(c) Revocations, suspension or refusal to renew licensure. The board may revoke, suspend or refuse to renew the licensure of any nurse anesthetist, if the board finds that the person fails to meet the requirements for practice as a nurse anesthetist specified in either this chapter or board regulation.
(d) Announcement of practice.
No person may practice or advertise as a nurse anesthetist or use other words, letters, signs, figures or devices to indicate that the person is a certified registered nurse anesthetist, CRNA, until the person has first been licensed by the board.
(P.L. 1991, ch. 265, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 435, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 77, art. 14, § 10; P.L. 2007, ch. 73, art. 39, § 8; P.L. 2012, ch. 241, art. 9, § 9.)