Report Title:

Nurses; Continuing Education; Hepatitis C

Description:

Requires inclusion of hepatitis C component in any continuing education required as a condition of nursing license renewal.

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

3027

TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2004

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

relating to nurses.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. Chapter 457, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"457-   Continuing education; hepatitis C. Any continuing education required by this chapter shall include two credit hours relating to the prevention, assessment, and treatment of hepatitis C, and shall be developed and administered by the board."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

INTRODUCED BY:

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