The Ohio Nurse Practice Act: An Overview and Discussion of Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse Standards

Course # 0081

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to allow nurses to acquire a greater understanding of the Ohio Nurse Practice Act in respect to the roles of registered nurses and licensed practical nurses related to the practice areas of competency, nursing process and patient safety.

Description

The Ohio Nurse Practice Act: An Overview and Discussion of Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical  Nurse Standards is a 1 hour continuing education course for nurses. This presentation will allow nurses to acquire a greater understanding of the Ohio Nurse Practice Act in respect to the roles of registered nurses and licensed practical nurses related to the practice areas of competency, nursing process and patient safety.

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the differences and similarities of nursing practice for RNs and LPNs. OAC 4723-4-03; OAC 4723-4-04
  2. Cite 5 key requirements for competent practice as a registered nurse and a licensed practical nurse. OAC 4723-4-03; OAC 4723-4-04
  3. Define the key roles of the RN and the LPN when applying nursing process in the practice of nursing. OAC 4723-4-07
  4. Identify 6 nursing practice actions by the licensed nurse that support patient safety.  OAC 4723-4-06

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Nurses

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