Removes the requirements that an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) have a practice agreement with a collaborating physician. Removes a provision requiring an APRN to operate under a collaborative practice agreement or the privileges granted by a hospital governing board. Repeals law concerning the audit of practice agreements. Allows an APRN with prescriptive authority to prescribe a schedule II controlled substance for weight reduction or to control obesity. Makes conforming changes.

Statutes affected:
Introduced Senate Bill (S): 12-15-5-14, 16-41-6-1, 25-1-9-6.8, 25-23-1-1, 25-23-1-7, 25-23-1-19.4, 25-23-1-19.6, 35-48-3-11