Legislation

H.1067 An Act to improve access to care by removing barriers to practice for psychiatric clinical nu

Type:  Nursing 

This legislation would amend current state law to remove the regulatory requirement that physicians supervise psychiatric nurse mental health clinical specialists (PCNSs) when they write prescriptions, order tests, and therapeutics. Ultimately, this bill would enable psychiatric nurse mental health clinical specialists to practice to the full extent of their education and training, and promote access to and expansion of high-quality, value driven mental health care in the Commonwealth.