5166.309 [Renumbered from 5111.889] Practice of nursing as registered nurse or licensed practical nurse not allowed by home care attendants.

A home care attendant who provides home care attendant services to a consumer in accordance with the authorizing health care professional's authorization does not engage in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse or in the practice of nursing as a licensed practical nurse in violation of section 4723.03 of the Revised Code.

A consumer or the consumer's authorized representative shall report to the appropriate director if a home care attendant engages in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse or the practice of nursing as a licensed practical nurse beyond the authorizing health care professional's authorization. The appropriate director shall forward a copy of each report to the board of nursing.

Renumbered from § 5111.889 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.