Code of the District of Columbia

Subchapter VI. Advanced Registered Nursing; Scope of Practice; Requirement of Protocol; Collaboration.


§ 3–1206.01. General authorization.

(a) The advanced practice registered nurse may perform actions of medical diagnosis, treatment, prescription, recommendation, and other functions authorized by this subchapter, or by Chapter 16B of Title 7.

(b) Repealed.


(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-99, § 601, 33 DCR 729; Mar. 23, 1995, D.C. Law 10-247, § 2(p), 42 DCR 457; Feb. 18, 2017, D.C. Law 21-209, § 3(e), 63 DCR 15291.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 2-3306.1.


§ 3–1206.02. Requirements of protocols. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-99, § 602, 33 DCR 729; Mar. 23, 1995, D.C. Law 10-247, § 2(q), 42 DCR 457.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 2-3306.2.


§ 3–1206.03. Collaboration.

(a) Generally, advanced practice registered nurses shall carry out acts of advanced registered nursing in collaboration with a licensed health care provider.

(b) Repealed.

(c) Repealed.

(d) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, hospitals, facilities, and agencies, in requiring specific levels of collaboration and licensed health care providers in agreeing to the levels of collaboration, shall apply reasonable, nondiscriminatory standards, free of anticompetitive intent or purpose, in accordance with Chapter 14 of Title 2, Chapter 45 of Title 28, ands § 44-507.


(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-99, § 603, 33 DCR 729; Mar. 23, 1995, D.C. Law 10-247, § 2(r), 42 DCR 457.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 2-3306.3.


§ 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.


§ 3–1206.05. Nurse-anesthesia. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-99, § 605, 33 DCR 729; Mar. 23, 1995, D.C. Law 10-247, § 2(t), 42 DCR 457.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 2-3306.5.


§ 3–1206.06. Nurse-midwifery. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-99, § 606, 33 DCR 729; Mar. 23, 1995, D.C. Law 10-247, § 2(u), 42 DCR 457.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 2-3306.6.


§ 3–1206.07. Nurse-practitioner practice. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-99, § 607, 33 DCR 729; Mar. 23, 1995, D.C. Law 10-247, § 2(v), 42 DCR 457.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 2-3306.7.


§ 3–1206.08. Qualifications, certification. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-99, § 608, 33 DCR 729; Mar. 23, 1995, D.C. Law 10-247, § 2(w), 42 DCR 457; Apr. 18, 1996, D.C. Law 11-110, § 69, 43 DCR 530; July 7, 2009, D.C. Law 18-18, § 2(e), 56 DCR 3624.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 2-3306.8.