Indiana

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

  • RN Title Protection Law


    Statute/Regulation:

    IN Code § 25-23-1-27

     

    Relevant Text: 

    A person who:
    (3) practices nursing as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse unless licensed to do so
    (4) uses in connection with the person's name any designation tending to imply that the person is a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse unless licensed to practice commits a Class B misdemeanor

     

    Status:

    Effective

     

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    DR Title Protection Law

    Statute/Regulation:

    IN Code §25-22.5-1-1.1

     

    Relevant Text: 

    Attaching the designation "doctor of medicine", "M.D.", "doctor of osteopathy", "D.O.", "osteopathic medical physician", "physician", "surgeon", or "physician and surgeon", either alone or in connection with other words, or any other words or abbreviations to a name, indicating or inducing others to believe that the person is engaged in the practice of medicine or osteopathic medicine

     

    Status:

    Effective

     

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    Workplace Violence Laws


     

    Statute/Regulation:

    IN Code § 35-42-2-1

     

    Relevant Text: 

    A person who knowingly or intentionally:
    (1) touches another person in a rude, insolent, or angry manner; or
    (2) in a rude, insolent, or angry manner places any bodily fluid or waste on another person;The offense described in (1) or (2) is a Level 6 felony if committed against a public safety official while the official is engaged in the official's official duty.
    The offense described in (1) or (2) is a Level 5 felony if results in bodily injury to a public safety official while the official is engaged in the official's official duties.
    The offense described in (2) is a Level 5 felony if the person placed the bodily fluid or waste on a public safety official.Public Safety official includes "emergency medical services providers." .

     

    Status:

    Effective
    07/01/2014

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    RN Procedural Sedation Rules


     

    Statute/Rule:

    N/A

     

    Relevant Text: 

    No direct guidance is offered by the State Board of Nursing regarding the administration of moderate or deep sedation by Registered Nurses within the state of Indiana.

     

    Agency

    N/A

     

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    RN Safe Staffing Laws


     

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