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February 1, 2016: New Administrative Rule Language
Following a November 19, 2015 public rules hearing and JCARR hearing, the Board final filed administrative rule amendments. The new rule language is expected to be effective February 1, 2016, related to Ohio Administrative Code Chapters 4723-8, Advanced Practice Nurse Certification and Practice; 4723-9, Prescriptive Authority; and 4723-23, Dialysis Technicians, as part of the Board of Nursing’s five-year rule review. The Board also revised or promulgated rule language due to legislation, to correct errors or to update form reference effective dates. A summary of these revisions will be published in the Winter 2016 edition of Momentum, due to be published in February. Momentum editions are available under the Publications link on this webpage.
For a complete copy of all the rules filed by the Board of Nursing, go to http://www.registerofohio.state.oh.us.
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.
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 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