Practicing in Ohio - Category A - 2 Hours
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) Approval valid through 2/14/2022 Assigned ONA #22908.

In order to receive contact hours for this course, the learner must successfully complete the course exam with a 70% or better.

The Planners and Authors of this course have declared no conflicts of interest related to this educational activity.

Commercial Support: None
Joint Providership: N/A
Course Expiration Date: February 14, 2022
Course No: OH-LAWRULES-20
Contact Hours: 2.0 of Category A
Author: Heather Frommeyer, BSN, RN

This course meets the Category A - Law and Rules - requirement for the state of Ohio. This course will familiarize nurses with the fundamentals of the Ohio Revised Code (ORC). This code is the legal basis for evaluating and disciplining nurses in the state of Ohio. The Board determines the boundaries of safe practice, nursing process, safety, discipline, and delegation. It is of utmost importance that each nurse in Ohio be familiar with the standards of each major area of practice.

Course Publication Date: February 27, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Heather Frommeyer BSN, RN
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Course Expiration:2/14/2022  NOTE: The course must be completed by the expiration date to receive credit
Category:Professional Issues
Career and Self
Learning Objectives
  • Define the composition of the Ohio Board of Nursing and its mission

  • List 3 client safety standards in the Ohio Nurse Practice Act

  • Discuss the scope of practice for an RN, LPN, and APRN

  • Identify 2 tasks that may be delegated to a non-licensed professional

  • List 4 criminal offenses that disqualify a person from being granted a nursing license

  • Describe what occurs during a disciplinary investigation on a complaint received by the Nursing Board


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