4723-17-05 Standards for intravenous therapy continuing education course personnel.

(A) An application for approval of a faculty-directed continuing education intravenous therapy course must demonstrate that the person submitting the continuing education course for approval:

(1) Holds a current, valid Ohio license as a registered nurse;

(2) Possesses a baccalaureate degree with a major in nursing;

(3) Has a minimum of two years experience in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse; and

(4) Has formal education or practical experience in adult education.

(B) Except as provided in paragraph (C) of this rule, the minimum faculty qualifications for teaching a continuing education course in intravenous therapy for a licensed practical nurse are:

(1) Completion of a board-approved registered nursing education program, or a registered nursing education program approved by another national council of state boards of nursing jurisdiction;

(2) A current, valid Ohio license to practice nursing as a registered nurse; and

(3) A minimum of two years experience in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse that includes substantial direct clinical experience in intravenous therapy.

(C) A licensed health care professional who is not a registered nurse may teach a portion of the intravenous therapy continuing education course provided:

(1) The licensed health care professional teaches at the direction of a registered nurse instructor; and

(2) The licensed health care professional teaches information that is consistent with the professional's educational preparation and licensed scope of practice.

Replaces: replaces former 4723-17-05

Effective: 02/01/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/01/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4723.07
Rule Amplifies: 4723.17
Prior Effective Dates: 04/01/1993, 02/01/2000, 02/01/2005