§ 5-34-42. Global signature authority of certified registered nurse practitioners.
Whenever any provision of the general or public law, or regulation requires a signature, certification, stamp, verification, affidavit or endorsement by a physician, it shall be deemed to include a signature, certification, stamp, verification, affidavit or endorsement by a certified registered nurse practitioner; provided, however, that nothing in this section shall be construed to expand the scope of practice of nurse practitioners.
(P.L. 2006, ch. 130, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 156, § 1.)