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The Ohio Board of Nursing will hold a public hearing on Wednesday January 25, 2017 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Ohio Board of Nursing Board meeting room, located at 17 South High Street, Suite 400, Columbus, OH, 43215-7410, for the purpose of amending, rescinding, or adopting new or no change rules following the five-year rule review for Ohio Administrative Code 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. Those rules being considered include 4723-5-01 through 4723-5-06, 4723-5-08 through 4723-5-17, 4723-5-19 through 4723-5-21, and 4723-5-23 through 4723-5-25; 4723-7-01 through 4723-7-10; 4723-13-01 through 4723-13-03, and 4723-13-05 through 4723-13-07; and 4723-27-01 through 4723-27-10. The Board will also consider revisions to rules that have been directed by the Board to be updated or otherwise amended for a number of possible reasons, including recent legislative action or need for technical revision. Those rules being considered include 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.

Copies of the proposed rules referenced above may be obtained at the Register of Ohio, http://www.registerofohio.state.oh.us/jsps/publicdisplayrules/searchAgency.jsp, and at the Board’s website, www.nursing.ohio.gov, or by sending a request to the Board office with a check for $3.95 made payable to the “Treasurer, State of Ohio,” to cover postage cost.

Any person affected by the proposed action may present oral or written testimony. All interested persons will be given the opportunity to be heard at the public hearing. Those persons who wish to provide oral testimony at the hearing are encouraged to inform the Board prior to the hearing date and may be given preference in the order of testimony. Written comments received by the Board before the close of the hearing record will be considered. Written comments in lieu of oral testimony may be submitted by bringing the testimony to the public hearing, submitting via e-mail to rules@nursing.ohio.gov or by mail to be received by the close of hearing to the attention of:

Holly Fischer, General Counsel
Ohio Board of Nursing
17 S. High Street, Suite 400
Columbus, Ohio 43215-7410
(614) 995-4934

Click Here to Download Proposed Rules for Public Hearing (large file download)

General Information

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

   Link to another website
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 Chemical Dependency/Substance Use Disorder Monitoring
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-7 Examination and Licensure
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-8 Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Certification and Practice
   Link to another websiteChapter 4723-9 Prescriptive Authority
   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 Medication Administration by Certified Medication Aide

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