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Full Text of SB1741  100th General Assembly

SB1741 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 


 
100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
SB1741

 

Introduced 2/9/2017, by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
225 ILCS 65/55-30

    Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a licensed practical nurse's scope of practice.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Nurse Practice Act is amended by changing
5Section 55-30 as follows:
 
6    (225 ILCS 65/55-30)
7    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
8    Sec. 55-30. LPN scope of practice.
9    (a) Practice as a licensed practical nurse means a scope of
10basic nursing practice, with or without compensation, as
11delegated by a registered professional nurse or an advanced
12practice nurse or as directed by a physician assistant,
13physician, dentist, or podiatric physician, and and includes,
14but is not limited to, all of the following:
15        (1) Collecting data and collaborating in the
16    assessment of the health status of a patient.
17        (2) Collaborating in the development and modification
18    of the registered professional nurse's or advanced
19    practice nurse's comprehensive nursing plan of care for all
20    types of patients.
21        (3) Implementing aspects of the plan of care as
22    delegated.
23        (4) Participating in health teaching and counseling to

 

 

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1    promote, attain, and maintain the optimum health level of
2    patients, as delegated.
3        (5) Serving as an advocate for the patient by
4    communicating and collaborating with other health service
5    personnel, as delegated.
6        (6) Participating in the evaluation of patient
7    responses to interventions.
8        (7) Communicating and collaborating with other health
9    care professionals as delegated.
10        (8) Providing input into the development of policies
11    and procedures to support patient safety.
12(Source: P.A. 98-214, eff. 8-9-13.)