Nursing Practice in Ohio: 2 Hours Category A
This course meets the Category A - Laws and Rules - requirement for nurses in the state of Ohio. This course will familiarize nurses with the fundamentals of the Ohio Revised Code (ORC) determined by legislature. This code is the legal basis for evaluating and disciplining nurses in the state of Ohio. Using the ORC, the Board determines the boundaries of safe practice, nursing process, safety, discipline, and delegation also known as the Ohio Administrative Code. 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 16, 2022

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

Author:Heather Frommeyer MSN Ed, RN
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
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

  • Recall 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

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


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