Ohio Board of Nursing - Law and Rules
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Notice of Public Hearing
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
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.
April 1, 2017: Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) Rule Amendments
The Board recently final filed administrative rule amendments following a January 25, 2017 public rules hearing and JCARR hearing. The new rule language, effective April 1, 2017, relates primarily to OAC Chapters 4723-5, Nursing Education Programs; 4723-7, Examination and Licensure; 4723-13, Delegation of Nursing Tasks; and 4723-27, Medication Administration by Certified Medication Aide. The Board also revised certain rule language in Rules 4723-1-03; 4723-2-03; 4723-8-08; 4723-9-02, 4723-9-06; 4723-9-11; 4723-14-01; and 4723-14-03. A summary will be published in the Spring 2017 edition of Momentum. Copies of Momentum are available under the Publications link on the Board website.
For a complete copy of the revised rules, go to the Register of Ohio:
Chapter 4723-1 Board Organization and Records Chapter 4723-2 Licensing for Active Duty Military and Veterans
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 Chemical Dependency/Substance Use Disorder Monitoring
Chapter 4723-7 Examination and Licensure
Chapter 4723-8 Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Certification and Practice
Chapter 4723-9 Prescriptive Authority
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 Medication Administration by Certified Medication Aide