In an effort to cut costs, the CEO of Jones Memorial is considering replacing Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) with non-licensed assistive personnel. What are the legal and organizational implications of making this move?
Objective: Discuss issues unique to the use of non-licensed assistive personnel in health care.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 11:15 pm ad1c9bdddf
The legal implication is that non licensed assistive personnel will not be legally allowed to provide numerous nursing care services in the absence of license. "Tasks which require a substantial amount of scientific knowledge and technical skill may not be assigned to unlicensed assistive personnel. Examples of restricted tasks requiring a substantial ...
This solution discusses issues unique to the use of non-licensed assistive personnel in health care.