Bill Text: IL HB0234 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a licensed practical nurse's scope of practice.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-25 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah [HB0234 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB0234-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB0234

Introduced , by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
225 ILCS 65/55-30

Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a licensed practical nurse's scope of practice.
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A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning regulation.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Nurse Practice Act is amended by changing
5Section 55-30 as follows:
6 (225 ILCS 65/55-30)
7 (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
8 Sec. 55-30. LPN scope of practice.
9 (a) Practice as a licensed practical nurse means a scope of
10basic nursing practice, with or without compensation, as
11delegated by a registered professional nurse or an advanced
12practice nurse or as directed by a physician assistant,
13physician, dentist, or podiatric physician, and and includes,
14but is not limited to, all of the following:
15 (1) Collecting data and collaborating in the
16 assessment of the health status of a patient.
17 (2) Collaborating in the development and modification
18 of the registered professional nurse's or advanced
19 practice nurse's comprehensive nursing plan of care for all
20 types of patients.
21 (3) Implementing aspects of the plan of care as
22 delegated.
23 (4) Participating in health teaching and counseling to

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1 promote, attain, and maintain the optimum health level of
2 patients, as delegated.
3 (5) Serving as an advocate for the patient by
4 communicating and collaborating with other health service
5 personnel, as delegated.
6 (6) Participating in the evaluation of patient
7 responses to interventions.
8 (7) Communicating and collaborating with other health
9 care professionals as delegated.
10 (8) Providing input into the development of policies
11 and procedures to support patient safety.
12(Source: P.A. 98-214, eff. 8-9-13.)
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