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Patient Protection & Affordability Care Act
Below you will find a link to a summary of nursing related provisions in P.L.111-148, the Patient Protection & Affordability Care Act completed by the AARP Center to Champion Nursing.
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Proposed Rules and CSI Analysis
Chapters 4723-16; 4723-17; 4723-25; and 4723-26 are being reviewed according to Chapter 119.032 of the Ohio Revised Code in 2014 (Five Year Review). The Board is also proposing to amend individual rules in Chapters 4723-4; 4723-5; 4723-6; 4723-7; 4723-8; 4723-9; 4723-14; 4723-23; and 4723-2, as well as creating a new Chapter 4723-2, based on legislative amendments enacted by House Bill 488 or for technical or non-substantive reasons.
You can view the proposed rules along with the completed Common Sense Initiative (CSI) Business Impact Analysis filing at the Board's website at www.nursing.ohio.gov.
The Board may, if necessary, review these rules again at its September 18-19, 2014 meeting and anticipates holding a public hearing on the proposed rules at its November 2014 meeting, at which time the public will be provided further opportunity to provide comment on the rules to the Board. The anticipated effective date of the rules is February 1, 2015.
OAC Chapters 4723-16, 4723-17, 4723-25 and 4723-26
Click Here for Five Year Rule Review: Business Impact Analysis
Click Here for Five Year Rule Review: 4723-26, Draft Rules
OAC Chapters 4723-2, 4723-4, 4723-6, 4723-7, 4723-8, 4723-9, 4723-14, 4723-23 and 4723-27
Click Here for Updates and Technical Changes: Business Impact Analysis
Click Here for Updates and technical changes: Draft Rules
Ohio Revised Code (ORC) - Statute
ORC Chapter 4723 Nurse Practice Act
Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) - Rules
Please note that recently adopted rules do not immediately appear on the Law Writer website accessible from the links below.
Chapter 4723-3 Definitions
Chapter 4723-4 Standards of Practice Relative to Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse
Chapter 4723-5 Nursing Education Program
Chapter 4723-6 Alternative Program for Chemically Dependent Nurses
Chapter 4723-7 Examination and Licensure
Chapter 4723-8 Certification, Registration of Nurse-Midwife and Other Specialties
Chapter 4723-9 Course of Study in Advanced Pharmacology
Chapter 4723-13 Delegation of Nursing Tasks
Chapter 4723-14 Continuing Education
Chapter 4723-16 Hearings
Chapter 4723-17 Intravenous Therapy Courses for Licensed Practical Nurses
Chapter 4723-18 Practice Intervention and Improvement Program (PIIP)
Chapter 4723-20 Prevention of Disease Transmission
Chapter 4723-23 Dialysis Technicians
Chapter 4723-25 Nurse Education Grant Program
Chapter 4723-26 Community Health Workers
Chapter 4723-27 Certified Medication Aides