Colorado

  • RN Title Protection Law
  • DR Title Protection Law
  • Workplace Violence Laws
  • RN Procedural Sedation Rules
  • RN Safe Staffing Laws

  • RN Title Protection Law


    Statute/Regulation:

    CO Revised Statute § 12-38-123

     

    Relevant Text: 

    Any person who practices or offers or attempts to practice practical or professional nursing without an active license issued under this article commits a class 2 misdemeanor and shall be punished as provided in section 18-1.3-501, C.R.S., for the first offense, and for the second or any subsequent offense, the person commits a class 6 felony

     

    Status:

    Effective

     

    DR Title Protection Law

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    Workplace Violence Laws


     

    Statute/Regulation:

    CO Revised Statute § 18-1.3-501

     

    Relevant Text: 

    If a defendant is convicted of assault in the third degree under section 18-3-204 and the victim is a peace officer, emergency medical service provider, emergency medical care provider, or firefighter engaged in the performance of his or her duties, notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, the court shall sentence the defendant to a term of imprisonment greater than the maximum sentence but no more than twice the maximum sentence authorized for the same crime when the victim is not a peace officer, emergency medical service provider, emergency medical care provider, or firefighter engaged in the performance of his or her duties.

     

    Status:

    Effective

     

    Statute/Regulation:

    CO Revised Statute §18-3-204

     

    Relevant Text: 

    A person commits the crime of assault in the third degree if: (a) The person knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to another person or with criminal negligence the person causes bodily injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon; or

    (b) The person, with intent to infect, injure, harm, harass, annoy, threaten, or alarm another person whom the actor knows or reasonably should know to be a peace officer, a firefighter, an emergency medical care provider, or an emergency medical service provider, causes the other person to come into contact with blood, seminal fluid, urine, feces, saliva, mucus, vomit, or toxic, caustic, or hazardous material by any means, including throwing, tossing, or expelling the fluid or material.

     

    Status:

    Effective

     

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    RN Procedural Sedation Rules


     

    Statute/Rule:

    N/A

     

    Relevant Text: 

    No direct guidance is offered regarding the administration of moderate or deep sedation by Registered Nurses within the state of Colorado

     

    Agency

    N/A

     

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    RN Safe Staffing Laws


     

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