Ohio Board of Nursing convening Committee on Practice - May 20, 2010
The Board of Nursing will convene its Committee on Practice Thursday May 20, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. at the Board's offices located at 17 South High Street, Suite 400 in Columbus. The Committee, composed of Board members and chaired by Board member Eric Yoon is convened to collect information and discuss practices pertaining to the specialty of bariatrics, specifically "lap band" procedures. The Committee will review the aspects of nursing practice involved in the care of bariatric clients and related procedures and determine whether or not an Interpretive Guideline is needed to assist nurses in applying existing nursing law and rule to the specific clinical situation.
The Board's Committee on Practice is a public meeting and the Committee invites the submission of information from health care practitioners who are engaged in this area of practice and from other interested parties. Documents and information may be provided prior to or during the Committee's meeting. Submissions may be made by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by US Mail to the above address. Please indicate "Committee on Practice" in either the email subject line or on the envelope.