LSBPNE – Flashcard

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Practical nurse
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a person who practices practical nursing and who is licensed to practice under this Part
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How many members are on the board?
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Thirteen members appointed by the governor.
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The thirteen members on Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners
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(LA state Nursing Association)-2 RNS (LA state medical society) 5 physicians (Licensed Practical Nurses of Louisiana)- 2 LPNS (Louisiana Nursing Home Association)-1 LPN (Louisiana Hospital Association-1 LPN
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964 Terms of members
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The term of board shall be for 6 years, provided that initially 3 members shall serve two years, three shall serve 4 years and 3 shall serve 6 years.
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966 Meeting quorum
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The board shall meet annually at a time and place to be fixed by it, and at such other times as may be necessary
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968 Compensation of members; expenses
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Each member of the board shall receive per diem of 75 dollars for each day actually engaged on board business and reimbursement for necessarily expenses incurred while engaged on board business.
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The board shall:
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(1) Prescribe minimum curricula and minimum stands for PN and courses for PN (2) Approve PN nursing training in all schools. (3) Examine licenses qualified applicants and renew licenses (4) Conduct hearing upon charges calling for discipline of licensee or revocation denial or suspension of license issued or applied for under this Part upon proof.
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Applicant
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A person who has made applicationE to the board for issuance or reinstatement of any form of licensure
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971 Examination; licensing
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Applicants for licenses under this PART shall pass a written examination in all subjects required by the Board.
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972 Licensing by endorsement
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the board may be endorsement issue licenses without examination to persons who are licenses as PN under the laws of other states
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973 Renewals
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January 31 each year
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974 Reinstatement of license
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licensee who allows his license to lapse by failing to renew the license may be reinstated upon satisfactory explanation for the failure to renew and upon payment of both the renewal fee and the reinstatement fee as prescribed
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Executive director
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Lynn Asardi
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Probation
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Will include stipulations which may be imposed by the board as a result of the findings of facts of a hearing and the other shall clarify the obligations of the licensee through a specified period of time
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Suspension
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A licensee who license is suspended may not practice nursing in the the state of LA during suspension period of designated.
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Exposure-Prone Procedure
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an invasive procedure in which the is an increased risk of per-cutaneous injury to the practitioner by virtue of palpation of a needle tip or other sharp instrument in a body cavity
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Function Ancillary to an Invasive Procedure
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the preparation processing, handing, of blood, fluids, tissue or instruments which may introduced into or into contact with body
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HBV Seronegative
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A condition where one has been HBV seropositive but is no long infectious under the criteria of the Federal Centers for Diseas Control.
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HIV Seropositive
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A condition where one has developed antibodies sufficient to diagnose seropositivity to HIV under the criteria of Federal Center for Disease Control
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HIV
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Human immunodeficiency virus
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Temporary Permit
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Have for 8 weeks if approved but not available for students.
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When was the action for the law for the legislative action for Law Relating to Practice of PN?
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1948
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Purpose of the Board
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to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens in Louisiana
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Purpose of the Board:
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(a) Assure safe, competent practitioners (b)survey/approve programs of PN (c) approve applicants to programs (d) review disciplinary matters concerning LPN
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Board duties
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interpret the Law, determine curriculum for PN programs, approve programs, survey programs, endorse qualified applicants from out of state, administer approve Examination to qualified applicants, renew license of qualified persons annually, discipline licensed persons who do not meet the stand of PN, issue opinions on scope of practice.
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Responsibilities of licensee
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notified Board of change of address, renew licensure annually, submit required fees, report persons who violate the Nurse Practice Act.

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