4723-8-02 Standards of practice.

(A) An advanced practice registered nurse shall provide to patients nursing care that requires knowledge and skill obtained from advanced formal education, which includes a clinical practicum, and clinical experience as specified in sections 4723.41 and 4723.43 of the Revised Code and this chapter.

(B) Except as otherwise precluded by law or rule, each advanced practice registered nurse shall practice in accordance with the following:

(1) The advanced practice registered nurse's education and clinical experience;

(2) The advanced practice registered nurse's national certification as provided in section 4723.41 of the Revised Code; and

(3) Chapter 4723. of the Revised Code and rules adopted under that chapter.

(C) Only a certified nurse-midwife, certified nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist authorized under section 4723.48 of the Revised Code may prescribe drugs.

(D) Each certified nurse-midwife, certified nurse practitioner, and clinical nurse specialist shall utilize and incorporate into the nurse's practice, knowledge of Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code and rules adopted under that chapter that govern the practice of the nurse's collaborating physician or podiatrist. Each certified registered nurse anesthetist shall utilize and incorporate into the nurse's practice, knowledge of Chapters 4715. and 4731. of the Revised Code and rules adopted under these chapters that govern the practice of the nurse's supervising podiatrist, dentist, or physician.

(E) Nothing in this rule precludes an advanced practice registered nurse from practicing as a registered nurse in accordance with section 4723.01 of the Revised Code and the rules of the board.

Effective: 02/01/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/15/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4723.07
Rule Amplifies: 4723.01 , 4723.43
Prior Effective Dates: 04/01/1997, 04/01/1998, 02/01/2003, 02/01/2004, 04/01/2006, 02/01/2011, 11/05/2012