Delaware

RN Title Protection Law


Statute/Regulation:

DE Code 24 § 1925

Relevant Text: 

Whoever shall:

(1) Sell or fraudulently obtain or furnish any nursing diploma, license or renewal, or record of the same, or aid or abet therein; or

(2) Practice professional or practical nursing and/or hold or represent himself or herself as a registered or licensed practical nurse under cover of any diploma, license or record illegally or fraudulently obtained, signed or issued; or

(3) Practice professional or practical nursing unless licensed under this chapter; or

(4) Use, in connection with that person's name any designation tending to imply that the person is a registered or practical nurse, unless licensed under this chapter; or

(5) Practice professional or practical nursing when that person's license is suspended or revoked; or

(6) Conduct a professional or practical nursing education program which has not been approved by the Board; or

(7) Knowingly employ a graduate of a professional or practical nursing program or a registered nurse or a practical nurse to engage in the practice of nursing without a valid temporary permit or license from the Board; or

(8) Violate standards of nursing practice as adopted by the Board;
shall be fined not more than $1,000, or be imprisoned not more than 1 year, or both.

Status:

Effective


DR Title Protection Law

Statute/Regulation:

DE Code , 24 §1701

Relevant Text: 

Using the designation Doctor, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathy, physician, surgeon, physician and surgeon, Dr., M.D., or D.O., or a similar designation, or any combination thereof, in the conduct of an occupation or profession pertaining to the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of human disease or condition, unless the designation additionally contains the description of another branch of the healing arts for which one holds a valid license in the State.

Status:

Effective


Workplace Violence Laws


Statute/Regulation:

DE Code 11, § 612

Relevant Text: 

A person is guilty of assault in the second degree when:
The person intentionally causes physical injury to the operator of an ambulance, a rescue squad member, licensed practical nurse, registered nurse, paramedic, licensed medical doctor or any other person while such person is rendering emergency care. Assault in the second degree is a class D felony. 

Status:

Effective


Statute/Regulation:

DE Code 11, § 613

Relevant Text: 

A person is guilty of assault in the first degree when: The person intentionally causes serious physical injury to the operator of an ambulance, a rescue squad member, licensed practical nurse, registered nurse, paramedic, licensed medical doctor or any other person while such person is rendering emergency care. Assault in the first degree is a class B felony.

Status:

Effective

 
 

RN Procedural Sedation Rules


Statute/Rule:


Relevant Text: 

Standards of nursing practice and position statements developed by general and specialty nursing professional organizations may be used to address scope of practice accountability.

Agency

Delaware Board of Nursing