RN Title Protection Law
VT Statute Title 26 § 1584
It shall be a violation of this chapter for any person, including any corporation, association, or individual, to use in connection with a name any words, letters, signs, or figures which imply that a person is a registered or practical nurse or an advanced practice registered nurse when not authorized under this chapter.
DR Title Protection Law
VT Statute Title 26 § 1311
Practice of medicine means using the designation "Doctor," "Doctor of Medicine," "Physician," "Dr.," "M.D.," or any combination thereof in the conduct of any occupation or profession pertaining to the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of human disease or condition unless the designation additionally contains the description of another branch of the healing arts for which one holds a valid license in Vermont.
Workplace Violence Laws
VT Statute Title 13 § 1028
(1) A person who assaults a health care provider or emergency medical service worker is guilty of a class A misdemeanor if:
(a) the person knew that the victim was a health care provider or emergency medical service worker; and
(b) the health care provider or emergency medical service worker was performing emergency or life saving duties within the scope of his authority at the time of the assault. against a law enforcement officer, firefighter, emergency room personnel, or member of emergency services personnel as defined in subdivision 2651(6) of Title 24 while the officer, firefighter, or emergency medical personnel member is performing a lawful duty, in addition to any other penalties imposed under sections 1023 and1024 of this title, shall:
(1) For the first offense, be imprisoned not more than one year;
(2) For the second offense and subsequent offenses, be imprisoned not more than ten years.
(b) (1) No person shall intentionally cause blood, vomitus, excrement, mucus, saliva, semen, or urine to come in contact with a law enforcement officer while the officer is performing a lawful duty.
(2) A person who violates this subsection shall be imprisoned not more than one year or fined not more than $ 1,000.00, or both.
(c) In imposing a sentence under this section, the court shall take into consideration whether the defendant was a patient at the time of the offense and had a psychiatric illness, the symptoms of which were exacerbated by the surrounding circumstances, irrespective of whether the illness constituted an affirmative defense to the charge.