This course fulfills the requirement for one (1) hour of Category A continuing education pertaining to statutes and rules that govern the practice of nursing in Ohio. The course includes content from the Ohio Nurse Practice Act (Ohio Revised Code 4723) and Ohio Administrative Rules (Chapters 4723-1 through 4723-27), which have been adopted by the Ohio Board of Nursing.
Upon course completion, the learner will be able to: describe the legislative purpose of the Ohio Nurse Practice Act and at least two functions of the Ohio Board of Nursing; discuss the standards relating to competent nursing practice in Ohio; explain the Decision-Making Model to guide scope of practice in Ohio; discuss nursing standards that promote patient safety in Ohio; and define and compare the standards for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses when applying the nursing process in Ohio. This course is applicable to registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, and licensed practical nurses.
Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.