Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

South Dakota  Government Affairs

State Coordinator

Sue McNaboe
(605) 716-1008

Regional Coordinator

Teresa Nosek

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Hospital: None
ASC: None

Registered Nurse First Assistants (RNFAs)

Reimbursement:  None
Definition:  None
Scope:  South Dakota Board of Nursing, Advisory Opinion, April 1993. The South Dakota Board of Nursing acknowledges that the role of the Registered Nurse First Assistant in the Operating Room may be within the scope of practice of the registered nurse, with additional training, continued competence, and supervision by a physician.

Legislative Tracking

SD S 30 — 2014 Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Defines APRN, changes nurses education loan assistance program to a scholarship program
Senate Health and Human Services Committee 
General Topic:
Education Funding 
02/10/2014: Signed by Governor 

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