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§ 2518.7. Private Duty Nursing Defined.

16 CA ADC § 2518.7Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 25. Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners of the State of California (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Vocational Nurses
Article 4. Licenses
16 CCR § 2518.7
§ 2518.7. Private Duty Nursing Defined.
Private duty patient care may be performed in any setting, including, but not limited to, acute care, long term care, or the patient's home. For purposes of licensure equivalency eligibility, the Board will accept only private duty patient care that has occurred in acute or long term care facilities. Private duty services are contracted directly between the nurse and the patient or entity acting on the patient's behalf. A licensed vocational nurse (LVN) must provide private duty nursing services under the direction of a registered nurse who directs nursing care and/or the patient's physician who directs medical care. The supervisor must be responsible for direction to the private duty LVN regarding the respective nursing and medical procedures. The direction provided by the registered nurse or physician to the LVN must be available at least by telephone.


Note: Authority cited: Section 2854, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 2859, Business and Professions Code.
1. New section filed 5-4-2007; operative 6-3-2007 (Register 2007, No. 18).
This database is current through 4/5/24 Register 2024, No. 14.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 2518.7, 16 CA ADC § 2518.7
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