100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced 2/9/2017, by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Makes a technical change in a Section
concerning a licensed practical nurse's scope of practice.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Nurse Practice Act is amended by changing
Section 55-30 as follows:
(225 ILCS 65/55-30)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
LPN scope of practice.
(a) Practice as a licensed practical nurse means a scope of
basic nursing practice, with or without compensation, as
delegated by a registered professional nurse or an advanced
practice nurse or as directed by a physician assistant,
physician, dentist, or podiatric physician,
but is not limited to, all of the following:
(1) Collecting data and collaborating in the
assessment of the health status of a patient.
(2) Collaborating in the development and modification
of the registered professional nurse's or advanced
practice nurse's comprehensive nursing plan of care for all
types of patients.
(3) Implementing aspects of the plan of care as
(4) Participating in health teaching and counseling to