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§ 8-311. Licensed practical nursing license, authorized activities

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth Occupations

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Nurses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-311
§ 8-311. Licensed practical nursing license, authorized activities
In general
(a) Subject to the provisions of this section, a license to practice licensed practical nursing authorizes the licensed practical nurse to practice licensed practical nursing while the license is effective.
Team relationship
(b)(1) The licensed practical nurse is a recognized member of the health professional team and performs an integral part of nursing.
(2) Except as provided in the rules and regulations of the Board adopted under § 8-205 of this title, a licensed practical nurse may practice licensed practical nursing only in a team relationship with at least one licensed health professional who is not a licensed practical nurse.
Administering treatment or medication
(c) A licensed practical nurse may administer treatment or medication only if the treatment or medication is prescribed by an individual who is authorized by law to prescribe medication or treatment.
Teaching or supervising
(d) A licensed practical nurse may teach or supervise commensurate with the education and demonstrated competencies of the licensed practical nurse.
Name on license
(e) A licensed practical nurse may practice practical nursing using only the name in which the license has been issued.

Credits

Added as Health Occupations § 7-309 by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 8-311 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 1993, c. 422, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1993.
Formerly Art. 43, §§ 291, 297.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-311, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 8-311
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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