(225 ILCS 65/55-30)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 100-513)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 55-30. 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, and includes, 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
    
delegated.
        (4) Participating in health teaching and counseling
    
to promote, attain, and maintain the optimum health level of patients, as delegated.
        (5) Serving as an advocate for the patient by
    
communicating and collaborating with other health service personnel, as delegated.
        (6) Participating in the evaluation of patient
    
responses to interventions.
        (7) Communicating and collaborating with other
    
health care professionals as delegated.
        (8) Providing input into the development of policies
    
and procedures to support patient safety.
(Source: P.A. 98-214, eff. 8-9-13.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 100-513)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 55-30. LPN scope of practice.
    (a) Practice as a licensed practical nurse means a scope of nursing practice, with or without compensation, under the guidance of a registered professional nurse or an advanced practice registered nurse, or as directed by a physician assistant, physician, dentist, podiatric physician, or other health care professionals as determined by the Department, and includes, but is not limited to, all of the following:
        (1) Conducting a focused nursing assessment and
    
contributing to the ongoing comprehensive nursing assessment of the patient performed by the registered professional nurse.
        (2) Collaborating in the development and
    
modification of the registered professional nurse's or advanced practice registered nurse's comprehensive nursing plan of care for all types of patients.
        (3) Implementing aspects of the plan of care.
        (4) Participating in health teaching and counseling
    
to promote, attain, and maintain the optimum health level of patients.
        (5) Serving as an advocate for the patient by
    
communicating and collaborating with other health service personnel.
        (6) Participating in the evaluation of patient
    
responses to interventions.
        (7) Communicating and collaborating with other
    
health care professionals.
        (8) Providing input into the development of policies
    
and procedures to support patient safety.
(Source: P.A. 100-513, eff. 1-1-18.)