Code of the District of Columbia

§ 3–1206.04. Authorized acts.

An advanced practice registered nurse may:

(1) Initiate, monitor, and alter drug therapies;

(2) Initiate appropriate therapies or treatments;

(3) Make referrals for appropriate therapies or treatments;

(4) Perform additional functions within his or her specialty determined in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the board; and

(5) Sign, certify, stamp, or endorse all documents that require a signature by a physician, in place of a physician, provided it is within the scope of their authorized practice.


(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-99, § 604, 33 DCR 729; Mar. 23, 1995, D.C. Law 10-247, § 2(s), 42 DCR 457; Feb. 17, 2018, D.C. Law 22-60, § 2, 65 DCR 5.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 2-3306.4.