§ 314.011 Definitions for chapter
§ 314.021 Policy
§ 314.025 Kentucky nursing incentive scholarship fund — Intent of General Assembly
§ 314.026 Applications for scholarships — Awards
§ 314.027 Funding for scholarships — Contract for scholarship
§ 314.031 Unlawful acts relating to nursing
§ 314.035 Unlawful acts relating to dialysis care
§ 314.037 References in the Kentucky Revised Statutes to “licensed” nurses to include those credentialed or privileged
§ 314.041 Registered nurse license — Jurisprudence examination — Use of “R.N.A.” by provisional licensee — Use of “R.N.” — Special license — Reinstatement — Limited license
§ 314.042 License to practice as an advanced practice registered nurse — Application — Renewal — Reinstatement — Use of “APRN” — Prescriptive authority under CAPA-NS and CAPA-CS — Exemption from CAPA-NS requirement — Administrative regulations
§ 314.051 Practical nurse license — Jurisprudence examination — Use of “L.P.N.A.” by provisional licensee — Use of “L.P.N.” — Special license — Reinstatement — Limited license
§ 314.071 Renewal of licenses — Reinstatement of licenses
§ 314.073 Continuing competency requirements
§ 314.075 Dishonor of financial instrument in payment of license fee — Emergency hearing
§ 314.077 Suspension of nurse’s license for violation of KRS 205.712 — Hearing and reinstatement
§ 314.085 Mental health, neuropsychological, psychosocial, psychosexual, substance use disorder, or physical evaluation of licensee or applicant — Suspension or denial of application until person submits to evaluation
§ 314.089 Immediate temporary suspension of license against which disciplinary action or investigation is pending — Procedure
§ 314.091 Reprimand, denial, limitation, probation, revocation, or suspension of licenses, privileges, or credentials — Hearings — Appeals
§ 314.093 Immunity from civil and criminal liability
§ 314.095 Licensees, credentialed holders, privilege holders, and applicants to cooperate with investigation
§ 314.099 Jurisdiction of board over applicants, licensees, and those privileged to practice
§ 314.101 Excepted activities and practices — Work permits — Withdrawal of temporary work permits
§ 314.103 Criminal background check of applicant
§ 314.107 Service of notice or order to licensee at mailing address and electronic mailing address required to be on file with board
§ 314.108 Notification of board if any professional or business license is terminated or suspended
§ 314.109 Notification of board of any criminal conviction
§ 314.111 Nursing school approval — Standards — Administrative regulations — Administrative hearing
§ 314.121 Board of Nursing — Members — Appointment — Terms — Qualifications
§ 314.131 Board meetings — Administrative regulations — Officers — Quorum — Duties — Executive director — Compensation of members — Liability insurance — Expunging of disciplinary action records
§ 314.135 Regulations
§ 314.137 Administrative regulations relating to dialysis technicians
§ 314.142 Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program — Advisory council
§ 314.145 Dialysis Technician Advisory Council
§ 314.155 Duty of treating nurse utilizing telehealth to ensure patient’s informed consent and maintain confidentiality — Board to promulgate administrative regulations — Definition of “telehealth”
§ 314.161 Fees may be set by regulation — Use and investment of fees
§ 314.171 Alternative to discipline program — Authority for administrative regulations — Nonliability for actions — Confidentiality of materials and proceedings — Disclosure of information
§ 314.181 Determination of death by registered nurses — Notification
§ 314.193 Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Council — Members — Meetings — Duties — Terms
§ 314.195 Prescriptive authority of advanced practice registered nurse
§ 314.198 Definitions for KRS 314.198 and 314.199
§ 314.199 Receipt of primary care services under direct primary care membership agreement
§ 314.400 Definitions for KRS 314.400 to 314.414
§ 314.402 Licensed Certified Professional Midwives Advisory Council — Members — Terms — Authority and responsibility — Administrative regulations governing licensee’s duty to keep appropriate medical records
§ 314.404 Board of Nursing to promulgate administrative regulations based upon recommendations of the council — Standards for training programs — Licensing requirements — Disciplinary action — Fees — Informed consent — Authority to order medical tests a
§ 314.406 Criminal background investigation of applicants — Fingerprint check by Kentucky State Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation
§ 314.408 Prohibited activities
§ 314.410 Board of Nursing to promulgate administrative regulations based upon recommendations of the council — Recommendations to include regulatory framework to support consultation and collaboration between licensed certified professional midwives and oth
§ 314.412 Liability of licensed certified professional midwife or other health care providers shall be limited to their negligent acts and omissions that violate the standards of care in existing law
§ 314.414 Transfer Guidelines Work Group established as independent entity — Objectives and scope of work group — Members — Board to promulgate administrative regulations to implement requirements developed by work group — Work group’s existence only temp
§ 314.416 Severability of invalid provisions or applications
§ 314.475 Nurse Licensure Compact
§ 314.991 Penalties

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 314 - Registered Nurses -- Practical Nurses

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Advanced practice registered nursing: means the performance of additional acts by registered nurses who have gained advanced clinical knowledge and skills through an accredited education program that prepares the registered nurse for one (1) of the four (4) APRN roles. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • any other state: includes any state, territory, outlying possession, the District of Columbia, and any foreign government or country. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Board: means Kentucky Board of Nursing. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Competency: means the application of knowledge and skills in the utilization of
    critical thinking, effective communication, interventions, and caring behaviors consistent with the nurse's practice role within the context of the public's health, safety, and welfare. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Conviction: means but is not limited to: (a) An unvacated adjudication of guilt. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Credential: means a current license, registration, certificate, or other similar authorization that is issued by the board. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Delegation: means directing a competent person to perform a selected nursing activity or task in a selected situation under the nurse's supervision and pursuant to administrative regulations promulgated by the board in accordance with the provisions of KRS Chapter 13A. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Dialysis care: means a process by which dissolved substances are removed from a patient's body by diffusion, osmosis, and convection from one (1) fluid compartment to another across a semipermeable membrane. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Dialysis technician: means a person who is not a nurse, a physician assistant, or a physician and who provides dialysis care in a licensed renal dialysis facility under the direct, on-site supervision of a registered nurse or a physician. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dispense: means :
    (a) To receive and distribute nonscheduled legend drug samples from pharmaceutical manufacturers to patients at no charge to the patient or any other party. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreign: when applied to a corporation, partnership, limited partnership, business trust, statutory trust, or limited liability company, includes all those incorporated or formed by authority of any other state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensed practical nurse: means one who is licensed or holds the privilege under the provisions of this chapter to engage in licensed practical nursing practice. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Mediation: means a nonadversarial process in which a neutral third party encourages and helps disputing parties reach a mutually acceptable agreement. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means calendar month. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nurse: means a person who is licensed or holds the privilege to practice under the provisions of this chapter as a registered nurse or as a licensed practical nurse. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Nursing process: means the investigative approach to nursing practice utilizing a method of problem-solving by means of:
    (a) Nursing diagnosis, a systematic investigation of a health concern, and an analysis of the data collected in order to arrive at an identifiable problem. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Population focus: means the section of the population within which the advanced practice registered nurse has targeted to practice. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real estate: includes lands, tenements, and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interest therein, other than a chattel interest. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Registered nurse: means one who is licensed or holds the privilege under the provisions of this chapter to engage in registered nursing practice. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Registered nursing practice: means the performance of acts requiring substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skill based upon the principles of psychological, biological, physical, and social sciences in the application of the nursing process in:
    (a) The care, counsel, and health teaching of the ill, injured, or infirm. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • School of nursing: means a nursing education program preparing persons for licensure as a registered nurse or a practical nurse. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Sexual assault nurse examiner: means a registered nurse who has completed the required education and clinical experience and maintains a current credential from the board as provided under KRS 314. See Kentucky Statutes 314.011
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Sworn: includes "affirmed" in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Treatment: when used in a criminal justice context, means targeted interventions that focus on criminal risk factors in order to reduce the likelihood of criminal behavior. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • United States: includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of
    Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Violate: includes failure to comply with. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010