RN Title Protection Law
ID CODE § 54-1414
(1) It shall be unlawful for any person, corporation, association or other legal entity to:
(c) Falsely represent by use of any designation, title, or statement, that he is licensed pursuant to this chapter; or
(2) Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punishable by fine not to exceed three hundred dollars ($300) or by imprisonment not to exceed six
(6) months or both such fine and imprisonment.
DR Title Protection Law
ID CODE § 54-1804
Except as provided in subsections (1)(a), (1)(b), and (1)(c) above, it is unlawful for any person to assume or use the title or designation "medical doctor," "medical physician," "osteopathic doctor," "osteopathic physician," "M.D." or "D.O." or any other title, designation, words, letters, abbreviation, sign, card, or device to indicate to the public that such person is licensed to practice medicine pursuant to this chapter unless such person is so licensed, and upon conviction thereof, such person shall be imprisoned not to exceed one (1) year, or shall be fined not more than three thousand dollars ($3,000), or shall be punished by both fine and imprisonment.
Workplace Violence Laws
Assault or battery upon certain personnel.
(1) Any person who commits a crime provided for in this chapter against or upon emergency medical personnel licensed under the provisions of chapter 10, title 56, Idaho Code and the perpetrator knows or has reason to know of the victim's status, the punishment shall be as follows:
(a) For committing battery with intent to commit a serious felony the punishment shall be imprisonment in the state prison not to exceed twenty-five (25) years.
(b) For committing any other assault or battery punishment shall be doubled
RN Procedural Sedation Rules
The Decision–Making Model will present questions to be considered in determining scope of practice:
1. Is the task expressly prohibited by the Nursing Practice Act or limited to the scope of practice of advanced practice professional nurses or prohibited by law?
2. Was the act taught as part of your basic nursing education? Do you possess current knowledge and competency to do this?
3. Is the act consistent with standards of practice published by a national specialty nursing organization or supported by recognized nursing literature or reputable published research?
4. Does your employment setting have established policies and procedures authorizing you to perform the function?
5. In a similar situation, would this same standard of care be provided by a reasonable and prudent nurse with similar education and experience and are you prepared to accept the consequences of the act?
Idaho Board of Nursing