Illinois - HB4100

NURSES-VIOLENCE PREVENTION

Introduced

September 25, 2017

Description

Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Defines ""retail health care facility"". Creates provisions concerning workplace violence against nurses in specified medical facilities concerning notice, contacting law enforcement, and mental health services. Requires specified medical facilities to create a workplace violence prevention program with specified requirements. Provides whistleblower protections for any nurse of a specified medical facility if management retaliates against the nurse for certain actions. Provides appropriate cross references in the Department of Veterans Affairs Act, the University of Illinois Hospital Act, the MC/DD Act, the ID/DD Community Care Act, and the Hospital Licensing Act. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that Department of Corrections and Department of ...

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