Registered Nurse First Assistants (RNFAs)
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.
Defines APRN, changes nurses education loan assistance program to a scholarship program
Senate Health and Human Services Committee
02/10/2014: Signed by Governor