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RN and DR Title Protection Law


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NY Code Title VIII § 139-6039

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Only a person licensed or otherwise authorized under this article shall practice nursing and only a person licensed under section sixty-nine hundred five of this article shall use the title "registered professional nurse". No person shall use the title "nurse" or any other title or abbreviation that would represent to the public that the person is authorized to practice nursing unless the person is licensed or otherwise authorized under this article.

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Effective


Workplace Violence Laws


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NY Penal Code § 120.05, 120.08

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A person is guilty of assault on a peace officer, police officer, fireman or emergency medical services professional when, with intent to prevent a peace officer, police officer, a fireman, including a fireman acting as a paramedic or emergency medical technician administering first aid in the course of performance of duty as such fireman, or an emergency medical service paramedic or emergency medical service technician, from performing a lawful duty, he causes serious physical injury to such peace officer, police officer, fireman, paramedic or technician. Assault on a peace officer, police officer, fireman or emergency medical services professional is a class C felony.

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Effective


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NY AB 6079 by A. Lentol

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A person is guilty of reckless assault upon an emergency medical service paramedic or technician when he or she recklessly causes physical injury to an emergency medical service paramedic or technician while performing their duty, irrespective of whether such assault results in impairment of physical condition or substantial pain. Reckless Assault upon an emergency medical paramedic or technician is a class E felony. .

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Referred to Codes


RN Procedural Sedation Rules



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Any drug that is considered an anesthetic agent must be administered by a trained anesthesia provider. Drugs such as Propofol, ketamine, etomidate, methohexital, and thiopental may not be appropriate agents for administration by RNs who are not qualified as CRNAs for the purpose of sedation and anesthesia. However, Registered Nurses, who are competent in the procedure through education and experience, may administer Propofol to intubated, ventilated patients in a critical care setting based on an appropriate medical order.

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New York State Board of Nursing


 

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