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NURSES

Abbreviations, nursing categories, Minn. Rules 6305.0300

Accredited clinical training, Minn. Statutes 2019 62J.692

Addresses

Supplemental nursing services agencies, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2019 144A.72

Tuberculosis health order hearings, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4805

Advanced clinical nurse specialists, scope of practice, abortion, health plan companies, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2019 62Q.145

Advanced practice nurses

Clinical medical education programs, Minn. Statutes 2019 62J.692

Defined as attending health care professionals, Minn. Statutes 2019 62M.02

Health professionals clinical training expansion grant program, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.1505

Hours of work, Minn. Statutes 2019 181.275

Medical tests ordered by, health and accident insurance, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2019 62A.3091

Prescriptions written by, health and accident insurance, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2019 62A.307

Temporary practice, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.271

X-rays ordered by, health and accident insurance, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2019 62A.3091

Advanced practice registered nurses, see under REGISTERED NURSES

Care providers, nurses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 62A.315

Certified copies, medical records, tuberculosis, reportable persons, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4804

Certified nurse midwives, see NURSE MIDWIVES

Chronic disease hospitals, Minn. Rules 4640.6100

Clinical medical education programs, Minn. Statutes 2019 62J.692

Clinical nurse specialists, certified

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.171

Education and training, clinical medical education programs, Minn. Statutes 2019 62J.692

Hours of work, Minn. Statutes 2019 181.275

Identification and use of designation, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.233

Prescription drugs, use by released persons, liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 147.231, 2019 604A.31

Commitments

Reports of commitment, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.263

Suspension of license, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.262

Community mental health clinics, Minn. Rules 9520.0040, 9520.0050

Competency evaluation program, foreign-trained nurses, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.235

Continuing education

License renewal, Minn. Statutes 2019 214.12

Nursing homes, nursing services directors, acting as nursing home administrators, Minn. Statutes 2019 144A.04

Continuing education

Applicants from other jurisdictions, Minn. Rules 6305.0500

Generally, Minn. Rules 6310.2800

Purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 6310.2700

Reregistration, Minn. Rules 6310.3100

Contracts and agreements

Prohibited agreements, Patient Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 62J.71

Restrictive terms, Minn. Statutes 2019 62J.73

Controlled substance diversion, employer mandatory reporting, Minn. Statutes 2019 214.33

Convictions, notice about, crimes against minors, Minn. Statutes 2019 631.40

Crimes against minors, Minn. Statutes 2019 631.40

Data

Classification, Minn. Statutes 2019 13.32

Data collection violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 214.16

Disciplinary action, classification, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.261

Investigative data, medical records, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.191, 2019 148.265

Definitions

Bloodborne pathogens, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.7401

Defined as teachers, retirement, see TEACHERS RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION (TRA)

Employment, wages, conditions, hours, Minn. Statutes 2019 181.275

Health law, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4172

Nurse Practice Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.171

Patient Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 62J.70

Registration of supplemental nursing services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2019 144A.70

Safe Patient Handling Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 182.6552

Teachers and other educators, Minn. Statutes 2019 122A.11, 2019 122A.15

Tuberculosis Health Threat Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4803

Utilization Review Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 62M.02

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.011

Designation by, infection control practitioners, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4803

Directories, Minn. Statutes 2019 214.071

Discharge (employees), refusal of overtime work, Minn. Statutes 2019 181.275

Disciplinary action

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.261

Failure to report to board, civil penalties for, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.263

Forms of, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.262

Grounds, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.261, 2019 214.16, 2019 214.25, 2019 214.355

Records, sealing, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.266

Refusal of overtime work, Minn. Statutes 2019 181.275

Taking action against, Minn. Statutes 2019 181.275

Disciplinary action, Minn. Rules 6310.3100, 6310.3110

Disclosure

Patient privileges, waiver, health threat to others, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4175

Reimbursement methodologies, Patient Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 62J.72

Drugs and medicine

Authority to prescribe, dispense, and administer, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.235

Legend drugs, authority to administer, Minn. Statutes 2019 151.37

Opiate antagonists, administering, Minn. Statutes 2019 151.37

Vaccines by protocol, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.235

Education and training, program requirements, incorporation by reference, Minn. Rules 6305.0800

Education and training

Comprehensive advanced life support educational program, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.6062

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 62J.692

Foreign-trained nurses, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.235

Home and community-based services employee scholarship program, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.1503

Medical assistance scholarship program, Minn. Statutes 2019 256B.0918

Emergencies, overtime, Minn. Statutes 2019 181.275

Emergency medical services personnel

Generally, see Emergency medical services personnel under EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Nurses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.7401

Emergency room nurses, continuing education, costs, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2019 144E.52

Essential facilities and services, Minn. Statutes 2019 62J.73

Evaluations by, chronically ill persons, Minn. Statutes 2019 62S.02

Examinations (tests), nursing homes, directors of nursing acting as nursing home administrators, Minn. Statutes 2019 144A.04

Exclusive relationships, prohibited, Patient Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 62J.73

Freestanding outpatient surgical centers, see FREESTANDING OUTPATIENT SURGICAL CENTERS

Graduate nurses

Designated titles, Minn. Rules 6305.0300

Foreign nursing school graduates, licensure, Minn. Rules 6305.0400, 6305.0410

Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools, Commission on, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.211

Health care providers, nurses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 62J.70

Health professional education loan forgiveness program, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.1501

Health-related licensing boards, volunteer health care provider program, Minn. Statutes 2019 214.40

Home care services

Postdelivery in-home health care, health and accident insurance, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2019 62A.0411

Prenatal and postpartum nurse visits, medical assistance, Minn. Statutes 2019 256B.7635

Hospices, see Nurses under HOSPICES

Hospital staffing plans, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.7055

Hospitals, see HOSPITALS

Hours of work, overtime, regulation, Minn. Statutes 2019 181.275

Identification, name tags, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.6585

Insurance fraud, Minn. Statutes 2019 214.106

Investigations, patient medical records, data classification, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.191, 2019 148.265

Liability

Abortions, Minn. Statutes 2019 145.42

Child abuse and maltreatment reporting, Minn. Statutes 2019 626.556

Drug abuse by pregnant women, Minn. Statutes 2019 626.5561

Health threat to others, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4175

Newborns or infants, hearing screening, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.966

Psychotherapy services, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.975

Ramsey County, see Nurses under RAMSEY COUNTY

Tuberculosis, good faith reporting, immunity, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4804

Licensed health professionals, nurses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4172, 2019 144.4803

Licensed practical nurses, see PRACTICAL NURSES

Licensees

Acceptable nursing practice, reregistration, Minn. Rules 6310.3100, 6310.3110

Address change, registration, Minn. Rules 6310.3300

Name change, registration, Minn. Rules 6310.3300

Out-of-state licensees, reregistration, Minn. Rules 6310.3110

Licenses

Assisted care facilities, Minn. Statutes 2019 144G.60

Barber registration, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 154.04

Denial, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.261, 2019 364.09

Expedited and temporary licenses, armed forces members, Minn. Statutes 2019 197.4552

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.242, 2019 148.243

Health care utilization reviews, Minn. Statutes 2019 62M.09

Insurance fraud, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 214.106

Reciprocity, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.211

Renewal, Minn. Statutes 2019 214.12

Suspension or revocation

Crimes against a minor, Minn. Statutes 2019 214.10, 2019 631.40

Criminal sexual offenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.261

Health professionals services program violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 214.32

Temporary suspension, imminent risk of serious harm, Minn. Statutes 2019 214.077

Licenses

Applications, nullification, Minn. Rules 6305.0600

Authority for rules, Minn. Rules 6305.0200

Authorization to practice nursing, generally, Minn. Rules 6305.0300

Canadian-educated applicants, Minn. Rules 6305.0405

Examinations

Applicants from other jurisdictions, Minn. Rules 6305.0500

Canadian-educated applicants, Minn. Rules 6305.0405

Licensure by examination, Minn. Rules 6305.0400

Success rates, effects on nursing schools, Minn. Rules 6301.2360

Expiration, Minn. Rules 6310.3100, 6310.3110

Fees, Minn. Rules 6305.0400, 6305.0410, 6310.3700

Licensure by endorsement, Minn. Rules 6305.0405, 6305.0500

Licensure by examination, Minn. Rules 6305.0400

Purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 6305.0200

Renewal, Minn. Rules 6310.2800

Replacement licenses, Minn. Rules 6310.3400

Reregistration, Minn. Rules 6310.3100, 6310.3110

Verification of licensure, Minn. Rules 6310.3500

Mental and psychiatric hospitals, Minn. Rules 4640.3600

Midwives, nurse, see NURSE MIDWIVES

Minnesota Nurses Association, recommendations by, Minn. Statutes 2019 144E.01

Names

Supplemental nursing services agencies, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2019 144A.72

Tuberculosis health order hearings, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4805

Notice given, registration, Minn. Rules 6310.3300

Nurse anesthetists, see NURSE ANESTHETISTS

Nurse midwives, see NURSE MIDWIVES

Nurse Practice Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.171 to 2019 148.285

Nurse practitioners, see NURSE PRACTITIONERS

Nurses' homes and training schools, religious corporations, Minn. Statutes 2019 315.05

Nursing assistants, see NURSING ASSISTANTS

Nursing associations

Case management service provider, psychiatric nurses, Minn. Statutes 2019 245.462, 2019 245.4871

Mental health professional, Minn. Statutes 2019 245.462

Minnesota Nurses Association, Minn. Statutes 2019 144E.01

Nursing Board, see NURSING BOARD

Nursing homes, see NURSING HOMES

Nursing schools, see NURSING SCHOOLS

Nursing services, see NURSING SERVICES

Occupational injuries and illnesses, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.011

Overtime, hours of work, Minn. Statutes 2019 181.275

Patient Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 62J.695 to 2019 62J.76

Persons requiring, special diets, identification cards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 145.867

Pharmacists and pharmacies, in-service training, Minn. Rules 6800.6500

Posttraumatic stress disorder, Minn. Statutes 2019 243.251

Practical nurses, see PRACTICAL NURSES

Practitioners, advanced practice nurses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 151.01

Private duty nursing services, see under NURSING SERVICES

Professional nurses, see REGISTERED NURSES

Psychiatric nurses, see PSYCHIATRIC NURSES

Psychotherapy services, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.975

Public health nurses, see PUBLIC HEALTH NURSES

Public health occupations, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.271, 2019 626.54

Ramsey County, see Nurses under RAMSEY COUNTY

Reciprocity

Border state registry fee, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.242, 2019 148.243

License recognition for nurses from border states, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.211

State boundaries consideration, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.234

Recommendations by, disability parking eligibility, Minn. Rules 1225.0300

Refresher courses

Foreign applicants, Minn. Rules 6305.0500

Program requirements, Minn. Rules 6305.0800, 6310.3800

Reregistration, Minn. Rules 6310.3100

Registered nurses, see REGISTERED NURSES

Registration

Initial registration, Minn. Rules 6305.0400, 6305.0410

Licensure by endorsement, Minn. Rules 6305.0500

Purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 6310.2700

Renewal, Minn. Rules 6310.2800

Reregistration, Minn. Rules 6310.3100, 6310.3110

Regulated persons, nurses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 214.16

Reports given

Child abuse and maltreatment reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 626.556

Drug abuse by pregnant women, Minn. Statutes 2019 626.5561

Health threats to others, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4175

Suspicious wounds, Minn. Statutes 2019 626.52 to 2019 626.55

Tuberculosis, reportable persons, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4804

Representation, Minnesota sexual psychopathic personalities treatment center, multidisciplinary teams, Minn. Rules 9515.3030

Safe patient handling program, Minn. Statutes 2019 182.6551 to 2019 182.6553

School nurses

Defined as persons employed by a school or school district, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.441

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 122A.11, 2019 122A.15

Drugs and medicine, Minn. Statutes 2019 121A.22, 2019 121A.221, 2019 256B.0625

Employment, school boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 121A.21

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2019 126C.44

Hours of work, Minn. Statutes 2019 181.275

Licenses, see under TEACHERS

Nonpublic schools, see Health services under NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.29, 2019 144.32

Records, data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2019 13.32

Retirement

School boards, duties generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 121A.21

TRA, see TEACHERS RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION (TRA)

School Nurses Association of Minnesota, Minn. Statutes 2019 125A.023

Special education duties, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2019 125A.07

Supervision by, special education paraprofessionals, Minn. Statutes 2019 125A.08

Tuberculosis screening in schools, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.441, 2019 144.442

School nurses, see under TEACHERS

Schools

Early childhood health and developmental screening, Minn. Rules 3530.3300

Sales and use taxes, textbooks, exemptions, Minn. Rules 8130.6700

Scope of practice, body art procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 146B.03

Sexual exploitation by, Minn. Statutes 2019 604.20 to 2019 604.205

State employees, overtime, Minn. Statutes 2019 177.27, 2019 181.275

Student nurses, see Nursing students under NURSING SCHOOLS

Supplemental nursing services, see SUPPLEMENTAL NURSING SERVICES AGENCIES

Surgical first assistants, registered nurses serving as, health and accident insurance, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2019 62A.3092

Task forces, professions working with violence and abuse, Minn. Statutes 2019 135A.153

Temporary permits

Applicants from other jurisdictions, Minn. Rules 6305.0500

Authority and practical nursing, generally, Minn. Rules 6305.0300

Reregistration, Minn. Rules 6310.3100

Testimony, tuberculosis carriers, endangerment to public health, sufficiency of evidence, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4809

Trainees

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 62J.692

Generally, see Nursing students under NURSING SCHOOLS

Unlicensed assistive persons, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.171, 2019 148.271

Veterans homes, nursing services required, Minn. Rules 9050.1030

Violations and penalties

Crimes against a minor, revocation of license, Minn. Statutes 2019 214.10

Felony-level criminal sexual offense convictions, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.261

Health threat to others, false reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4175

Practicing without current registration, Minn. Statutes 2019 148.242, 2019 148.243

Waivers, patient privileges, health threat to others, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2019 144.4175

War nurses, soldiers' rest cemeteries, Minn. Statutes 2019 375.273, 2019 375.36 to 2019 375.38

Workers' compensation coverage, Minn. Rules 5224.0240