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Ohio: Standards of Nursing Practice including Delegation, 2 contact hours (retired)*

*This course has been retired.

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Approval Statement: 2 Category A contact hours. This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91). Approval #ONA 21994.

   Fran Laughton, RN, PHN, MSN, FNP
   JoAnn O’Toole, RN, BSN
   Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT

Contact hours: 2
Expiration date: March 24, 2021
Course price: $19

Course Summary

Historical review of the establishment nurse practice acts and nursing boards. Comprehensive discussion of Chapter 4723-4, Rules Related to Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses in Ohio, including delegation. Meets the 2-unit requirement for coursework related to rules and laws for Ohio nurses.

Criteria for Successful Completion

Study the course material, achieve a score of 80% or higher on the post test (the post test can be repeated if a learner scores less than 80%), complete the course evaluation, and pay where required. No partial credit will be awarded.


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Course Objectives

When you finish this course you will be able to:

  1. State 4 general responsibilities of nursing practice acts.
  2. Describe the chief responsibility of the Ohio Board of Nursing.
  3. Summarize the purpose of Chapter 4723-4 of the Ohio Administrative Code.
  4. Describe the 5 elements of the nursing process for a Registered Nurse.
  5. Describe 3 ways in which the nursing process as an LPN differs from that of the RN.
  6. Define specialty certification.
  7. Provide definitions for delegation and delegating nurse.
  8. Describe the 4 most common causes of practice failures resulting in disciplinary actions.