The nurse practice act page provides information on the rsa 326-b which is the legislative law that defines a number focuses that include but limited to nursing scope of practice, functions of the board of nursing and the executive director, licensing, nurse delegation, disciplinary processes and continuing competence. Article vi loan program for advanced practice nursing (pending codification) download article vi (pdf) alabama act no 2016-353, enacted in 2016, directs the board to establish the loan program for advanced practice nursing. Below are resources to access all arizona state statutes, rules, and other governmental documents the nurse practice act is comprised of both statutes and rules (arizona administrative code), listed separately below.
Laws & regulations main content if you have any questions regarding the kentucky nursing laws or kentucky administrative regulations, contact nathan goldman, general counsel, at 502-429-3309 or send a message using the legal contact form. Utah code page 1 chapter 31b nurse practice act part 1 general provisions 58-31b-101 title this chapter is known as the nurse practice act enacted by chapter 288, 1998 general session. Sec 20-87a definitions scope of practice (a) the practice of nursing by a registered nurse is defined as the process of diagnosing human responses to actual or potential health problems, providing supportive and restorative care, health counseling and teaching, case finding and referral, collaborating in the implementation of the total health care regimen, and executing the medical regimen.
New jersey board of nursing law and public safety chapter 37 page 1 of 97 last revision date: 5/21/2018 nursing practice. Advanced registered nurse practitioner resources practice information frequently asked questions regulation of health professions/uniform disciplinary act: rcw. Ohio board of nursing - law and rules pdf format download the free adobe acrobat reader to view the pdf documents below orc chapter 4723 nurse practice act. (a) notwithstanding any other law, the board may, in its discretion, accept the surrender of a license through a stipulated agreement in the absence of a pleading when the ability of a registered nurse to practice nursing safely is impaired due to mental or physical illness.
Practice the nursing practice act (npa) is the body of california law that mandates the board to set out the scope of practice and responsibilities for rns the npa is located in the california business and professions code starting with section 2700. 60-11-104 functions of the advanced practice registered nurse in the role of nurse practitioner 60-11-104a protocol requirements prescription orders 60-11-105 functions of the advanced practice registered nurse in the role of nurse-midwife. Oklahoma nursing practice act, effective 11/01/17 (to view/download) (pdf) order form for oklahoma nursing practice act & rules (pdf) 2915 n classen, ste 524. A statute enacted by the legislature of each of the states or by the appropriate officers of the districts or possessions the act delineates the legal scope of the practice of nursing within the geographic boundaries of the jurisdiction.
Nursing faq michigan has an act that regulates the practice of nursing, along with 25 other health occupations michigan does not have a stand-alone act called the nurse practice act because in michigan, we have a consolidated practice act that covers 25 health occupations and is formally titled the occupational regulation sections of the. (c) three members who are engaged in other areas of nurse practice one for a term of one year, one for a term of two years, and one for a term of three years (d) one advanced practice registered nurse for a term of four years. The nurse practice act defines the scope of practice of the licensed practical nurse (lpn) as that which is taught in schools of practical nursing in colorado at this time therefore, all decisions regarding tasks that may be performed by a lpn are based on the present curriculum criteria.
Nursing has come a long way since the days of florence nightingale, and this ever-evolving dynamic profession has seen tremendous changes over the years the nurse practice act (npa) is one of these changes enacted by the legislature of each state to protect patients' safety and to guide the scope. Nurse practices act the nd nurse practices act is the state law that governs the practice of nursing a license to practice nursing is a right and responsibility granted by the state to protect those who need nursing care. The ohio nurse practice act course #31372 - $10 • 1 hour/credit participation instructions × review the course material online or in print complete the course. Nursing practice iowa code, chapter 152 is the state law that regulates the practice of nursing licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, and advanced registered nurse practitioners are responsible to understand the rules and regulations embedded in the iowa administrative code, chapters 6 and 7 and to practice nursing following the.
The goal of this program is to provide all florida nurse licensees, and those who are interested in being licensed in florida, with a basic overview of the florida nurse practice act and its rules. Illinois nurse practice act (225 ilcs 65/65-30) (section scheduled to be repealed on january 1, 2028) sec 65-30 apn scope of practice (a) advanced practice nursing by certified nurse practitioners, certified nurse anesthetists. The official kansas state board of nursing web presented by the kansas state board of nursing.