The Vermont Statutes Online
The statutes were updated in November, 2018, and contain all actions of the
2018 legislative session.
Subchapter 004 : NURSING ASSISTANTS(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 1641)
§ 1641. Definitions
As used in this subchapter:
(1) "Medication nursing assistant" means a licensed nursing assistant who:
(A) is under the supervision of a nurse holding a currently valid endorsement authorizing the delegation to the nursing assistant of tasks of medication administration performed in a nursing home;
(B) has completed a Board-approved medication administration education program and an examination as set forth by rules adopted by the Board; and
(C) is endorsed by the Board and authorized to administer medication in a nursing home.
(2) "Nursing assistant" means an individual who performs nursing or nursing-related functions under the supervision of a licensed nurse.
(3) "Nursing or nursing-related functions" means nursing-related activities as defined by rule, which include basic nursing and restorative duties for which a nursing assistant is prepared by education and supervised practice. (Added 2015, No. 38, § 14, eff. May 28, 2015.)