Michigan

  • 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:

    MI Compiled Laws § 333.17211

     

    Relevant Text: 

    (1) A person shall not engage in the practice of nursing or the practice of nursing as a licensed practical nurse unless licensed or otherwise authorized by this article.

    (2) The following words, titles, or letters or a combination thereof, with or without qualifying words or phrases, are restricted in use only to those persons authorized under this part to use the terms and in a way prescribed in this part: "registered professional nurse", "registered nurse", "r.n.", "licensed practical nurse", "l.p.n.", "nurse midwife", "nurse anesthetist", "nurse practitioner", "trained attendant", and "t.a.".

     

    Status:

    Effective

     

    DR Title Protection Law

    Statute/Regulation:

    MI Compiled Laws §333.17011

     

    Relevant Text: 

    The following words, titles, or letters or a combination thereof, with or without qualifying words or phrases, are restricted in use only to those individuals authorized under this part to use the terms and in a way prescribed in this part: "doctor of medicine", "m.d.", "physician's assistant", and "p.a.". Notwithstanding section 16261, an individual who was specially trained at an institution of higher education in this state to assist a physician in the field of orthopedics and, upon completion of training, received a 2- year associate of science degree as an orthopedic physician's assistant before January 1, 1977 may use the title "orthopedic physician's assistant" whether or not the individual is licensed under this part

     

    Status:

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    Workplace Violence Laws


     

    Statute/Regulation:

    MI Compiled Laws § 750.81d

     

    Relevant Text: 

    Person" means any of the following: Any emergency medical service personnel. (1) An individual who assaults, batters, wounds, resists, obstructs, opposes, or endangers a person who the individual knows or has reason to know is performing his or her duties is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 2 years or a fine of not more than $2,000.00, or both.

    (2) An individual who assaults, batters, wounds, resists, obstructs, opposes, or endangers a person who the individual knows or has reason to know is performing his or her duties causing a bodily injury requiring medical attention or medical care to that person is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 4 years or a fine of not more than $5,000.00, or both.

    (3) An individual who assaults, batters, wounds, resists, obstructs, opposes, or endangers a person who the individual knows or has reason to know is performing his or her duties causing a serious impairment of a body function of that person is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 15 years or a fine of not more than $10,000.00, or both.

    (4) An individual who assaults, batters, wounds, resists, obstructs, opposes, or endangers a person who the individual knows or has reason to know is performing his or her duties causing the death of that person is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 20 years or a fine of not more than $20,000.00, or both

     

    Status:

    Effective

     

    Statute/Regulation:

    Senate Bill 250

     

    Relevant Text: 

    would amend the Michigan Penal Code to prescribe felony penalties for assaulting, battering, wounding, or endangering a health professional performing his or her duties. Including emergency Nurses

     

    Status:

    Passed Senate 6/12/13

     

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    RN Procedural Sedation Rules


     

    Statute/Rule:

    N/A

     

    Relevant Text: 

    No guidance is offered regarding the administration of moderate or deep sedation by Registered Nurses within the state of Michigan.

     

    Agency

    N/A

     

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    RN Safe Staffing Laws


     

    Statute/Rule:

    HB 4311 & SB 228
     

     

    Relevant Text: 

    Require the development of a staffing plan, the hospital, state-owned hospital, or state-owned facility shall establish a staffing committee for each unit and at least 1/2 of the members shall be registered professional nurses who are direct care providers in that unit.

     

    Status

    Introduced; No Committee Action

     

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