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10.27.10.00.htm 10.27.10.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 27 BOARD OF NURSING Chapter 10 Standards of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses Authority: Health Occupations Article, §8-205(a)2) and 8-316, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.27.10.01.htm 10.27.10.01. 01 Definitions.. A. The following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Assessment" means the act of gathering and identifying data about the client.. 2) “Assign” means the transfer of responsibility from one nurse to another, each having legal authority to perform the function as permitted by the licensee’s scope of practice.3) “Board” means the Board of Nursing.. 4) “Case management” means a collaborative process that assesses, plans, im
10.27.10.02.htm 10.27.10.02. 02 Nursing Process.. A. In a team relationship the licensed practical nurse contributes to the nursing process. The nursing process shall include, but is not limited to, the following elements listed in §B—C of this regulation.B. Nursing Assessment. The LPN contributes to the nursing assessment by:. 1) Collecting data for the assessment of the client:. a) Through direct observation;. b) From interviews with the client, client’s family, and significant others;.
10.27.10.03.htm 10.27.10.03. 03 Standards of Professional Performance.. A. Quality of Care.. 1) The LPN shall participate in evaluating the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.. 2) Measurement Criteria. The LPN shall:. a) Assist in collecting quality data; and. b) Participate in activities related to implementing changes designed to improve care.. B. Performance Appraisal.. 1) The LPN shall be accountable for evaluating the LPN’s own nursing practice on a regular basis in relation to:
10.27.10.04.htm 10.27.10.04. 04 Prohibited Acts.. The LPN may not:. A. Perform nursing triage;. B. Perform the responsibilities of, or serve in the role of, the circulating nurse in the intraoperative phase of surgery including, but not limited to:1) Assessing the client in the intraoperative phase of surgery to identify emerging client situations which would require anticipating and responding to the needs of the:a) Client;. b) Anesthesiologist; and. c) Surgical team;. 2) Administering or trans
10.27.10.9999.htm 10.27.10.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 20, 1989 (16:3 Md. R. 343). Regulation .03 amended effective October 25, 1993 (20:21 Md. R. 1655) ―. RegulationS .01―03 repealed and new Regulations .01―04 adopted effective May 2, 2011 (38:9 Md. R. 553)
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