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§ 8-102. Right to practice registered nursing, licensed practical nursing

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2007

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Nurses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Definitions; General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2007
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-102
§ 8-102. Right to practice registered nursing, licensed practical nursing
Christian Science nurse defined
(a) In this section, “Christian Science nurse” means an individual who is registered as a Christian Science nurse in the Christian Science Journal of the Christian Science Publishing Society.
Conduct not prohibited
(b) Except as specifically provided in this title, this title does not limit the right of:
(1) An individual to practice a health occupation that the individual is authorized to practice under this article;
(2) A Christian Science nurse to care for an individual who is ill, injured, or infirm, if the Christian Science nurse does not administer any drug or medicine; or
(3) An unlicensed individual to perform acts of registered nursing or acts of licensed practical nursing:
(i) While supervised by an individual who is authorized by this State to practice registered nursing or licensed practical nursing; and
(ii) If the unlicensed individual performs only acts that are in the area of responsibility of the supervisor and under the instruction of the supervisor.


Added as Health Occupations § 7-102 by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 8-102 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 2007, c. 598, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2007.
Formerly Art. 43, §§ 291, 300.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-102, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 8-102
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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