Ala. Admin. Code r. 610-X-7-.01 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

(1) Delegation: The act of authorizing a competent individual to perform selected nursing activities supportive to licensed nurses in selected situations while retaining the accountability for the outcome if the delegation is to an unlicensed individual.
(2) Medication Assistant, Certified (MAC): Mental health worker or unlicensed assistive personnel who has successfully completed a Board-approved curriculum for assistance with medications, or a comparable program in another state, and holds a valid medication assistant certification (MACE).
(3) Medication Assistant Supervisor (MAS): A licensed nurse who supervises Medication Assistant, Certified (MAC).
(4) Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA): A registered nurse who, through additional education and supervised clinical practice, has acquired knowledge, skills, and judgment specific to providing assistance during a surgical procedure, as directed by the attending surgeon and as defined in standardized procedures.
(5) Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE): A registered nurse who, through additional education and supervised clinical practice, has acquired knowledge, skills, and judgment specific to providing health services to sexual assault or rape victims, including a forensics examination.

Notes

Ala. Admin. Code r. 610-X-7-.01
Filed September 28, 1982. Repealed: Filed October 29, 2001; effective December 3, 2001. New Rule: Filed November 23, 2009; effective December 28, 2009. Amended: Filed May 21, 2013; effective June 25, 2013. Adopted by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIV, Issue No. 10, July 29, 2016, eff. 9/8/2016. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXVIII, Issue No. 09, June 30, 2020, eff. 8/14/2020.

Author: Alabama Board of Nursing

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยง 34-21-2(c)(21).

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