Advance nursing practitioner bill sent to conference

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A bill expanding the authority of nurse practitioners to work in Kansas without signing collaborative agreements with physicians was sent to House-Senate conference committee.

The House on Tuesday refused to go along with legislation allowing advanced practice registered nurses to work independently from physicians, although the proposal has been vehemently criticized as potentially putting patients at risk.

The Senate voted 30-7 last week to approve the bill, which could bring an end to . . .

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