TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

CHAPTER Nur 100  ORGANIZATIONAL RULES

          PART Nur 101  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Nur 101.01  Active in Practice

                  Section Nur 101.02  Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

                  Section Nur 101.03  Board

                  Section Nur 101.04  Competency

                  Section Nur 101.05  Contact Hour

                  Section Nur 101.06  Continuing Competence

                  Section Nur 101.07  Delegatee

                  Section Nur 101.08  Delegation

                  Section Nur 101.09  Executive Director

                  Section Nur 101.10  Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

                  Section Nur 101.11  Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

                  Section Nur 101.12  Medication Nursing Assistant

                  Section Nur 101.13  Medication Nurse-Reviewer

                  Section Nur 101.14  Medication Skills Instructor

                  Section Nur 101.15  National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)

                  Section Nur 101.16  Nursing-Related Activities

                  Section Nur 101.17  Practical Nursing

                  Section Nur 101.18  Register Nurse (RN)

                  Section Nur 101.19  Registered Nursing

                  Section Nur 101.20  Sponsoring Institution

                  Section Nur 101.21  Stable Client

                  Section Nur 101.22  Unlicensed Assistive Personnel

 

          PART Nur 102  DESCRIPTION OF THE BOARD

                  Section Nur 102.01  Composition and Functions

                  Section Nur 102.02  Organization

                  Section Nur 102.03  Meetings

                  Section Nur 102.04  Quorum

                  Section Nur 102.05  Committees

                  Section Nur 102.06  Attendance at Meetings by Members of the Public

                  Section Nur 102.07  Notice of Meetings

                  Section Nur 102.08  Record of Board Actions

 

          PART Nur 103  PUBLIC REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION

                  Section Nur 103.01  Office Location, Mailing Address, Telephone Numbers and TTY/TDD Number

                  Section Nur 103.02  Communication with the Board

                  Section Nur 103.03  Custodian of Records

                  Section Nur 103.04  Inspection and Copies of Records

                  Section Nur 103.05  Access to Board Administrative Rules

                  Section Nur 103.06  Computerized Lists Distribution

 

CHAPTER Nur 200  PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

          PART Nur 201  PURPOSE

                  Section Nur 201.01  Purpose

 

          PART Nur 202  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Nur 202.01  Definitions

 

          PART Nur 203  APPEARANCE BEFORE THE BOARD

                  Section Nur 203.01  Representatives

 

          PART Nur 204  TIME PERIODS

                  Section Nur 204.01  Computation of Time

                  Section Nur 204.02  Change in Allowed Times

                  Section Nur 204.03  Limitations

 

          PART Nur 205  FILING AND SERVICE OF DOCUMENTS

                  Section Nur 205.01  Filing of Documents with the Board

                  Section Nur 205.02  Subscription and Veracity of Documents

                  Section Nur 205.03  Service of Documents

                  Section Nur 205.04  Failure to Comply with Rules

 

          PART Nur 206  FILING OF PLEADINGS, COMPLAINTS, AND MOTIONS

                  Section Nur 206.01  Pleadings

                  Section Nur 206.02  Filing of Complaints of Licensee Misconduct

                  Section Nur 206.03  Motions, Petitions and Objections Thereto

 

          PART Nur 207  DISCIPLINARY AND OTHER CONTESTED CASE HEARINGS

                  Section Nur 207.01  Applicability

                  Section Nur 207.02  Commencement

                  Section Nur 207.03  Docketing, Service of Notice, Public Notice

                  Section Nur 207.04  Intervention

                  Section Nur 207.05  Rights to Representation

                  Section Nur 207.06  Prehearing Conferences

                  Section Nur 207.07  Discovery and Disclosure

                  Section Nur 207.08  Subpoena

                  Section Nur 207.09  Evidence

                  Section Nur 207.10  Burden of Proof

                  Section Nur 207.11  Methods of Proceeding

                  Section Nur 207.12  Continuances

                  Section Nur 207.13  Inquiry by Board Members

                  Section Nur 207.14  Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

                  Section Nur 207.15  Decisions and Orders

                  Section Nur 207.16  Ex Parte Communications

 

          PART Nur 208  PRESIDING OFFICER

                  Section Nur 208.01  Designation

                  Section Nur 208.02  Authority of Presiding Officer

                  Section Nur 208.03  Exceptions to Rulings by the Presiding officer

                  Section Nur 208.04  Withdrawal of Presiding Officer

 

          PART Nur 209  RECONSIDERATION AND STAY

                  Section Nur 209.01  Motion for Reconsideration

                  Section Nur 209.02  Reconsideration on the Board’s Own Motion

                  Section Nur 209.03  Stay of Board Orders

 

          PART Nur 210  CONSOLIDATION AND SEVERANCE

                  Section Nur 210.01  Consolidation

                  Section Nur 210.02  Severance

 

          PART Nur 211  PROCESSING OF COMPLAINTS, INVESTIGATIONS AND HEARINGS

                  Section Nur 211.01  Initiation of Disciplinary Proceedings

                  Section Nur 211.02  Processing of Complaints and Complainant Participation

                  Section Nur 211.03  Investigations

                  Section Nur 211.04  Disciplinary Hearings

 

          PART Nur 212  RULEMAKING

                  Section Nur 212.01  How Adopted

                  Section Nur 212.02  Petition for Rulemaking

                  Section Nur 212.03  Disposition of Petitions for Rulemaking

 

          PART Nur 213  EXPLANATION OF ADOPTED RULES

                  Section Nur 213.01  Requests for Explanation of Adopted Rules

                  Section Nur 213.02  Contents of Explanation

 

          PART Nur 214  DECLARATORY RULINGS

                  Section Nur 214.01  Petitions

                  Section Nur 214.02  Action on Petitions

 

CHAPTER Nur 300  LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

          PART Nur 301  APPLICATION PROCEDURE

                  Section Nur 301.01  Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse Licensure by Examination

                  Section Nur 301.02  Temporary Registered and Practical Nurse Licensure

                  Section Nur 301.03  Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure

                  Section Nur 301.04  Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Temporary Licensure

                  Section Nur 301.05  Licensed Nursing Assistant

                  Section Nur 301.06  Licensed Medication Nursing Assistant

                  Section Nur 301.07  Fees

 

          PART Nur 302  QUALIFICATIONS

                  Section Nur 302.01  General Qualifications for All Applicants

                  Section Nur 302.02  Qualifications for Initial Registered and Practical Nurses Licensure by Examinations

                  Section Nur 302.03  Qualifications for Initial Registered and Practical Nurses Licensure by Endorsement

                  Section Nur 302.04  Qualifications for an Initial Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) License

                  Section Nur 302.05  Qualifications for an Initial Nursing Assistant License

                  Section Nur 302.06  Qualifications for a Medication Nursing Assistant Certificate

 

          PART Nur 303  EXAMINATION

                  Section Nur 303.01  Applicant Responsibility for Examination

                  Section Nur 303.02  Registered and Practical Nurse Examinations

                  Section Nur 303.03  Licensed Nursing Assistant Competency Examinations

                  Section Nur 303.04  Medication Nursing Assistant Examinations

                  Section Nur 303.05  RN and LPN Licensure through Comparable Education

 

          PART Nur 304  ENDORSEMENT

                  Section Nur 304.01  Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse Licensure by Endorsement with NCLEX

                  Section Nur 304.02  Canadian Registered Nurse Licensure by Endorsement without NCLEX

                  Section Nur 304.03  Quebec and Non-Canadian Foreign Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse Licensure by Endorsement

                  Section Nur 304.04  Licensed Nursing Assistant

 

CHAPTER Nur 400  CONTINUED STATUS

          PART Nur 401  RENEWAL AND REINSTATEMENT

                  Section Nur 401.01  Licensure Renewal for All Licensees

                  Section Nur 401.02  Specific Renewal Requirements for RN and LPN

                  Section Nur 401.03  Re-entry Requirement and Process for Re-entry for RN and LPN

                  Section Nur 401.04  Specific Renewal Requirements for APRN

                  Section Nur 401.05  Re-entry Requirement and Process for Re-entry for APRN

                  Section Nur 401.06  Specific Renewal Requirements for LNA

                  Section Nur 401.07  Specific Renewal Requirements for MNA

                  Section Nur 401.08  Retired Status Designation

 

          PART Nur 402  REVOCATION, SUSPENSION AND OTHER SANCTIONS

                  Section Nur 402.01  Initiation of Disciplinary Actions

                  Section Nur 402.02  License Surrender When Misconduct Allegations Pending

                  Section Nur 402.03  Immediate Suspension

                  Section Nur 402.04  Disciplinary Sanctions

 

          PART Nur 403  CONTINUING EDUCATION

                  Section Nur 403.01  Continuing Education Requirements for LPN, RN, and APRN

                  Section Nur 403.02  Continuing Education Requirements for LNA

                  Section Nur 403.03  Continuing Education Requirements for MNA

                  Section Nur 403.04  Method of Calculation of Contact Hours for Individualized Learning

                  Section Nur 403.05  Continuing Education Validation

 

          PART Nur 404  ONGOING REQUIREMENTS

                  Section Nur 404.01  Purpose

                  Section Nur 404.02  Scope

                  Section Nur 404.03  Definitions

                  Section Nur 404.04  Licensees with the Authority to Delegate Nursing Related Activities

                  Section Nur 404.05  Eligibility to be a Delegatee

                  Section Nur 404.06  Delegation of Nursing Tasks

                  Section Nur 404.07  Delegation of Medication Administration

                  Section Nur 404.08  Obligations of Licensees as Delegatees

                  Section Nur 404.09  Circumstances Permitting the Performance by a MNA of Tasks Involving the Administration of Medication

                  Section Nur 404.10  Circumstances Prohibiting the Performance by an LNA of Tasks Involving Medication Administration

                  Section Nur 404.11  Obligations of Delegating Licensee in Connection with the Delegation to a LNA of a Task Involving Medication Administration

                  Section Nur 404.12  Obligation of MNA to Report Possible or Known Error in the Administration of Medication

 

          PART 405  ONGOING REQUIREMENTS

                  Section Nur 405.01  Competence to Practice

                  Section Nur 405.02  Change of Address

 

CHAPTER Nur 500  ETHICAL STANDARDS

          PART Nur 501  ETHICAL CONDUCT STANDARDS AND GENERAL ETHICAL STANDARDS

                  Section Nur 501.01  Obligation to Obey

                  Section Nur 501.02  Ethical Conduct Standards

                  Section Nur 501.03  General Ethical Standards

                  Section Nur 501.04  Professional Duties

                  Section Nur 501.05  Prescription of an Opioid Antagonist by an APRN

 

          PART Nur 502  OPIOID PRESCRIBING

                  Section Nur 502.01  Applicability

                  Section Nur 502.02  Noncompliance with Standards as Unprofessional Conduct

                  Section Nur 502.03  Definitions

                  Section Nur 502.04  Acute Pain

                  Section Nur 502.05  Chronic Pain

                  Section Nur 502.06  Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

                  Section Nur 502.07  Medication Assisted Treatment

 

CHAPTER Nur 600  NURSING EDUCATION PROGRAM APPROVAL

          PART Nur 601  PURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS

                  Section Nur 601.01  Purpose

                  Section Nur 601.02  Definitions

 

          PART Nur 602  NURSE EDUCATION PROGRAM ORGANIZATIONAL, STAFF AND FACULTY, AND CURRICULAR REQUIREMENTS

                  Section Nur 602.01  Program Organization

                  Section Nur 602.02  Program Policies

                  Section Nur 602.03  Program Fiscal, Human and Physical Resources

                  Section Nur 602.04  Program Documents

                  Section Nur 602.05  Nurse Educator Approval

                  Section Nur 602.06  Director’s Qualifications

                  Section Nur 602.07  Nurse-Educator Qualifications

                  Section Nur 602.08  Temporary Nurse-Educator Approval

                  Section Nur 602.09  Nurse-Educator Responsibilities

                  Section Nur 602.10  Substitute Nurse –Educator

                  Section Nur 602.11  Program Philosophy and Outcomes

                  Section Nur 602.12  Curricular Requirements

                  Section Nur 602.13  Course Content, Registered Nursing

                  Section Nur 602.14  Course Content, Practical Nursing

                  Section Nur 602.15  Distance Education-Pre-Licensure

                              Section Nur 602.16  Program Changes

                  Section Nur 602.17  Accreditation Required

                  Section Nur 602.18  Comparable Education

 

          PART Nur 603  NURSE EDUCATION PROGRAM APPROVAL

                  Section Nur 603.01  Approval Process

                  Section Nur 603.02  Application and Initial Approval

                  Section Nur 603.03  Program Annual Report and Self-Study

                  Section Nur 603.04  Full Approval

                  Section Nur 603.05  Program Probation

                  Section Nur 603.06  Withdrawal of Approval

                  Section Nur 603.07  Program Approval Status Re-Evaluation

                  Section Nur 603.08  Approved Program Accreditation Requirement

                  Section Nur 603.09  Termination

 

          PART Nur 604  CERTIFICATE OF LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE INTRAVENOUS THERAPY COURSE

                  Section Nur 604.01  Overview

                  Section Nur 604.02  Application Process for Course Approval

                  Section Nur 604.03  Intravenous Therapy Course Content

                  Section Nur 604.04  Intravenous Therapy Course Evaluation

                  Section Nur 604.05  Intravenous Therapy Course Provider Qualifications

                  Section Nur 604.06  Instruction

                  Section Nur 604.07  Curriculum

                  Section Nur 604.08  Participants

 

          PART Nur 605  NURSING REFRESHER COURSE

                  Section Nur 605.01  Course Availability

                  Section Nur 605.02  Refresher Course Application

                  Section Nur 605.03  Refresher Course Criteria

                  Section Nur 605.04  Refresher Course Coordinator

                  Section Nur 605.05  Refresher Course Instructors

                  Section Nur 605.06  Refresher Course Offered through Distance Education Programs

 

          PART Nur 606  NURSING PROGRAM APPROVAL FEES

                  Section Nur 606.01  Fees

 

          PART Nur 607  INNOVATIVE APPROACHES

                  Section Nur 607.01  Pilot Program for Innovative Approaches for Teaching and Learning

 

CHAPTER Nur 700  NURSING ASSISTANTS

          PART Nur 701  NURSING ASSISTANT REGISTRY

                  Section Nur 701.01  Purpose

 

          PART Nur 702  COMPETENCY EVALUATION

                  Section Nur 702.01  Frequency and Place

                  Section Nur 702.02  Subject Matter

                  Section Nur 702.03  Scores

                  Section Nur 702.04  Procedure

 

          PART Nur 703  RECORDS

                  Section Nur 703.01  Registry Reporting

 

          PART Nur 704  EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR NURSING ASSISTANTS

                  Section Nur 704.01  Purpose

                  Section Nur 704.02  Approval

                  Section Nur 704.03  Initial Approval

                  Section Nur 704.04  Program Coordinator Qualifications

                  Section Nur 704.05  Coordinator Responsibilities

                  Section Nur 704.06  Instructor Qualifications

                  Section Nur 704.07  Instruction

                  Section Nur 704.08  Admission Standards

                  Section Nur 704.09  Curriculum

                  Section Nur 704.10  Program Facilities and Resources

                  Section Nur 704.11  Comparable Experience

 

CHAPTER Nur 800  CERTIFICATE OF MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION FOR LICENSED NURSING ASSISTANTS AND MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION EDUCATION PROGRAM

          PART Nur 801  CERTIFICATE OF MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION

                  Section Nur 801.01  Licensed Nursing Assistant’s Certificate of Medication Administration

 

          PART Nur 802  ELIGIBILITY FOR AND APPLICATION TO APPROVED MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION EDUCATION PROGRAMS

                  Section Nur 802.01  Eligibility to be a Student in a Board Approved Medication Administration Education Program

                  Section Nur 802.02  Student Enrollment Requirements

                  Section Nur 802.03  Duty of Students

 

          PART Nur 803  BOARD APPROVAL OF MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION EDUCATION PROGRAMS

                  Section Nur 803.01  Eligibility for Board Approval of Medication Administration Education Program

                  Section Nur 803.02  Board Approval Process

                  Section Nur 803.03  Documents to be Submitted by a Medication Administration Education Program Seeking Board Approval

 

          PART Nur 804  GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS

                  Section Nur 804.01  Annual Report

                  Section Nur 804.02  Written Verification of Program Completion

 

          PART Nur 805  PROGRAM PERSONNEL

                  Section Nur 805.01  Program Staff

                  Section Nur 805.02  Ancillary Instructors

                  Section Nur 805.03  Medication Nurse-Reviewer

                  Section Nur 805.04  Medication Skills Instructor

 

          PART Nur 806  PROGRAM CURRICULUM AND EXAMINATION

                  Section Nur 806.01  Theoretical Component of the Program Curriculum

                  Section Nur 806.02  Clinical Component of the Program Curriculum

                  Section Nur 806.03  Competency Evaluation Requirement