Illinois implements changes to Nurse Practice ActDecember 2010Illinois Law Update, Page 616The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation recently amended section 1300 of the Nurse Practice Act, which lays out many of the regulations governing Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs), Registered Nurses (RNs), and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). 68 Ill Adm Code 1300 et seq.
Licensing of physicians tied to maintenance of profilesDecember 2007Illinois Law Update, Page 632The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, which regulates the licensing of physicians, has created rules to implement the Medical Practice Act of 1987, 225 ILCS 60 et seq, which required that the department make publicly available profiles of all physicians licensed in Illinois. 68 Ill Adm Code 1285.
Changes in place for teacher and administrator certificationJuly 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 332The Illinois State Board of Education recently amended 23 Ill Adm Code 25, related to administrator and teacher certification. The amendments, effective April 28, 2003, are designed to implement two major components of P.A. 92-796.
Standards for nursing applicants and nursing curricula amendedFebruary 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 62On November 18, 2002, the Department of Professional Regulation (department) amended its regulations relating to qualifications and application procedures for professional nurses and professional nursing curricula in title 68 of the Illinois Administrative Code.
New standards implemented for teaching and administrative certificationJuly 2002Illinois Law Update, Page 344On April 22, 2002, the State Board of Education implemented new standards for teaching and administrative certification in sections 26, 27, and 29 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 23 Ill Adm Code 26; 23 Ill Adm Code 27; and 23 Ill Adm Code 29.