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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 028 : NURSING


(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.)