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The Ohio Board of Nursing (Board), pursuant to Chapter 119, Ohio Revised Code, hereby gives notice that it will conduct a public hearing for the purpose of considering the adoption of a rule.

The public hearing will be conducted on Thursday July, 30, 2015 beginning at 1:00 p.m. in the Boardroom of the Board, located at 17 South High Street, Suite 400, Columbus, OH, 43215 and continue until all parties in attendance have had an opportunity to be heard.

Any person affected by the proposed action may present oral or written testimony.

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Click Here to Review the Proposed Language on the Register of Ohio Website

General Information

Proposed Rules and CSI Analysis Available

Ohio Revised Code Sections 107.62 and 121.82 require state agencies, including the Ohio Board of Nursing, to draft rules in collaboration with stakeholders, assess and justify any adverse impact on the business community (as defined by SB 2), and provide opportunity for the affected public to provide input on the rules.

Rule 4723-8-11 is being proposed as a result of House Bill 487 (130th GA) dealing with youth concussion assessment and clearance. Attached, please find a copy of the proposed rule along with the completed Common Sense Initiative (CSI) Business Impact Analysis filing. You may also view these documents using the links below.

If you wish to comment on the proposed rule at this time, please reply to board@nursing.ohio.gov AND copy the Common Sense Initiative Office (CSI) on your e-mail at csipubliccomments@governor.ohio.gov.

The Board anticipates holding a public hearing on the proposed rule at its July 2015 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 rule is September 17, 2015. The deadline for public comment for purposes of CSI is at the end of business on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Click Here for the Business Impact Analysis 2015 Youth Sports Concussions

Click Here for the CSI Filing 2015 4723-8-11

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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Ohio Revised Code (ORC) - Statute

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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.

   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-1 Board Organization and Records
Link to another websiteChapter 4723-2 Licensing for Active Duty Military and Veterans
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-3 Definitions
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-4 Standards of Practice Relative to Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-5 Nursing Education Program
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-6 Alternative Program for Chemically Dependent Nurses
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-7 Examination and Licensure
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-8 Certification, Registration of Nurse-Midwife and Other Specialties
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-9 Course of Study in Advanced Pharmacology
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-13 Delegation of Nursing Tasks
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-14 Continuing Education
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-16 Hearings
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-17 Intravenous Therapy Courses for Licensed Practical Nurses
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-18 Practice Intervention and Improvement Program (PIIP)
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-20 Prevention of Disease Transmission
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-23 Dialysis Technicians
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-25 Nurse Education Grant Program
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-26 Community Health Workers
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-27 Certified Medication Aides

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