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10.39.05.00.htm 10.39.05.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 39 BOARD OF NURSING ― CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS Chapter 05 Standards of Practice for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) Authority: Health Occupations Article, §8-205(a)1) and (2) and 8-6A-05(a)1) Annotated Code of Maryland
10.39.05.01.htm 10.39.05.01. 01 Exclusions.. This chapter is not applicable to and does not restrict or limit:. A. Other health care practitioners who are authorized to perform these duties under their respective acts;B. The provision of gratuitous care by self, family, or friends;. C. A nurse from delegating a nursing task to an unlicensed individual if acceptance of delegated nursing tasks does not become a routine part of the unlicensed individual’s job duties; orD. A cognitively capable
10.39.05.02.htm 10.39.05.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Assessment” means a comprehensive, dynamic process by which the registered nurse collects and analyzes data through interaction with:a) The client;. b) The family;. c) Significant others; and. d) Other health care providers.. 2) “Certified nursing assistant (CNA) means an individual certified by the Board to practice as a nursing assistant.3) “Delegate” means the nurse:.
10.39.05.03.htm 10.39.05.03. 03 Scope of Practice.. A. Responsibility.. 1) A CNA:. a) Works under the delegated authority from a nurse to perform a nursing function;. b) Assists the nurse in collecting data for a nursing assessment; and. c) Is under the supervision of a nurse.. 2) In a team relationship with a registered nurse, and under the instruction, direction, and supervision of a nurse, the CNA shall:a) Collect and record routine health data identified by the nurse on assigned clients;.
10.39.05.9999.htm 10.39.05.9999. Administrative History Effective date: November 15, 2010 (37:23 Md. R. 1611).
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