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

  • RN Title Protection Law


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    MN Statute § 148.281

     

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    It shall be unlawful for any person, corporation, firm, or association, to use any abbreviation or other designation tending to imply licensure as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse unless duly licensed and currently registered so to practice professional or practical nursing under the provisions of sections 148.171 to 148.285 except as authorized by the board by rule
    Any person, corporation, or association violating this provision shall be guilty of a gross misdemeanor, and shall be punished according to law.

     

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    DR Title Protection Law

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    Workplace Violence Laws


     

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    MN Statute § 609.2231

     

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    Whoever assaults any of the following persons and inflicts demonstrable bodily harm is guilty of a felony and may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than two years or to payment of a fine of not more than $4,000, or both:
    (1) a member of a municipal or volunteer fire department or emergency medical services personnel unit in the performance of the member's duties; or
    (2) a physician, nurse, or other person providing health care services in a hospital emergency department.

     

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    RN Procedural Sedation Rules


     

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    Administration of medications is within the scope of practice of registered nurses and licensed practical nurses in the State of Minnesota as a delegated medical function. Administration of medications classified as anesthetics for the purpose of procedural sedation and analgesia requires particular attention. it is the expectation of the Minnesota Board of Nursing that nurses will give careful consideration to each episode of medication administration and make a nursing judgment regarding whether the nurse may safely accept the delegation of medication administration under the given circumstances and specific setting.

     

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    Minnesota Board of Nursing

     

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    RN Safe Staffing Laws


     

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    MN Statute § 144.7055

     

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    "Hospital staffing report. (a) The chief nursing executive or nursing designee of every reporting hospital in Minnesota under section 144.50 will develop a core staffing plan for each patient care unit.
    (b) Core staffing plans shall specify the full-time equivalent for each patient care unit for each 24-hour period.
    (c) Prior to submitting the core staffing plan, as required in subdivision 3, hospitals shall consult with representatives of the hospital medical staff, managerial and nonmanagerial care staff, and other relevant hospital personnel about the core staffing plan and the expected average number of patients upon which the staffing plan is based."

     

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