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RN Title Protection Law


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Revised Code WA § 18.79.030

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It is unlawful for a person to practice or to offer to practice as a registered nurse in this state unless that person has been licensed under this chapter. A person who holds a license to practice as a registered nurse in this state may use the titles "registered nurse" and "nurse" and the abbreviation "R.N." No other person may assume those titles or use the abbreviation or any other words, letters, signs, or figures to indicate that the person using them is a registered nurse.
 

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DR Title Protection Law

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Workplace Violence Laws


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Revised Code WA § 9A.36.031

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A person is guilty of assault in the third degree if he or she, under circumstances not amounting to assault in the first or second degree:

Assaults a nurse, physician, or health care provider who was performing his or her nursing or health care duties at the time of the assault. Assault in the third degree is a class C felony.

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Effective

 

RN Procedural Sedation Rules



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The Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission affirms that it is within the role and scope of practice for the registered nurse (RN) to administer procedural sedation and to manage patients who are receiving and recovering from procedural sedation.

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Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission


 

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