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Health Care Professionals Requirements

The Director of Compliance has requested you to conduct some research in preparation for an audit that will be conducted of Bay City. The research will assist the director in assessing that all healthcare professionals within organization have the appropriate license or certification.

Instructions:

Identify some healthcare professionals that would be employed by or contracted with Bay City that are regulated by the State of Rhode Island?

For each healthcare profession that is regulated, what entity regulates the specific profession?

What are some common regulation content areas for each of these professions found in the state administrative rules?

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Registered Nurse- Regulated by the Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education
Regulations include: License requirements-any one who practices nursing or uses (verbally or in writing) the word Nurse must be licensed by the state.
Qualification Requirements-Must have a diploma and must be of good moral character.
Source: Office of health Professionals regulation (1998-2009). Retrieved September 2, 2009, from http://www2.sec.state.ri.us/dar/regdocs/released/pdf/DOH/5128.pdf

Physical Therapist-Regulated by the Board of ...

Solution Summary

This project identifies some healthcare professionals that would be employed by or contracted with Bay City that are regulated by the State of Rhode Island. For each healthcare profession that is regulated it describes what entity regulates the specific profession and the common regulation content areas for each of these professions found in the state administrative rules.

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