Scope of Advanced Registered Nursing Practice in the Performance of Cardiac Stress Testing

December 2008 – It was the advisory opinion of the Board that it is within the scope of  advanced registered nursing practice, for the ARNP who is educationally prepared and clinically competent to supervise and perform cardiac stress testing.

The Board also recommends that Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification be included in the educational preparation of the advanced registered nurse practitioner supervising/performing cardiac stress testing.