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Release Date: June 27, 2018
Expiration Date: June 17, 2020
This course is designed to meet the state of Ohio’s continuing education requirement for 1 credit hour of study in Law and Rules by globally addressing information concerning the current laws and rules that affect safe practice of nursing in Ohio. With this knowledge, the nurse will have the necessary information to practice safely, in adherence with the laws and rules regulating the practice of nursing in Ohio.
This CE Activity, OLN-I-2024-18, being offered by Western Schools has been approved for 1.0 contact hours, Category A, by the Ohio Board of Nursing through the approver unit at the Ohio League for Nursing (OBN-006-92) and this program is approved to be offered through June 17, 2020.
- Explain the purpose and functions of the Ohio Board of Nursing.
- Describe the existing scopes of practice for nurses in Ohio.
- Identify components of direction and delegation.
- List continuing education requirements as they relate to the practice of nursing.
- Discuss standards and procedures for review of the Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS).
Cherie R. Rebar, PhD, MBA, RN, COI, is a resident of Ohio and has been a licensed registered nurse since 1995. Dr. Rebar holds an associate degree in nursing from Kettering College, a baccalaureate degree in education from Morehead State University, a master’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix, a post-master’s certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner studies from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and a doctorate in psychology from Northcentral University. She is currently a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner intern at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Rebar has taught prelicensure and postlicensure nursing since 2005, is a professor of nursing at Wittenberg University, is a research advisor for Indiana Wesleyan University’s MSN program, and has served in nursing educational leadership positions, including Director and Chair of Nursing. She is a published author and editor, a regular podium and poster presenter in numerous nationally recognized nursing and nursing education venues, and a member of Sigma Theta Tau. In addition to continuing to teach and advise, Dr. Rebar serves as a consultant by partnering with institutions to strengthen nursing programs, faculty, and students via support with program evaluation, accreditation, curriculum design, success with the National Council Licensure Examination, and faculty development strategies.
- Courses must be completed on or before the expiration date noted in the course description above.
- You must score 75% or higher on the final exam and complete the course evaluation to pass this course and receive a certificate of completion.
- Through our review processes, Western Schools ensures that this course content is presented in a balanced, unbiased manner and is free from commercial influence. It is Western Schools’ policy not to accept commercial support.
- All persons involved in the planning and development of this course have disclosed no relevant financial relationships or other conflicts of interest related to the course content.