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Other Minnesota Statutes Pertaining to Nurses

This list contains references to other Minnesota laws related to nursing practice; however, it may not be complete.

Additional laws may be accessed on the Web site of the Office of Revisor of Statutes .

The DHS Rules conversion table may be accessed at the DHS website .

Chapter/Section Subject
Chapter 12 Emergency Management, including Emergency Health Powers Act and out-of-state license holders authority during an emergency
Section 13, subd 2 Student health data classification
Section 62A, subd 3a Advanced nursing practice defined; third party reimbursement required in accident and health and non-profit health insurance policies
Section 62A.307 Reimbursement of APRN prescribing
Section 62A.3091 Reimbursement for APRN prescribing tests and x-rays
Section 62A.3092 Reimbursement of RN First Assistant
Section 62J.497 Electronic prescription drug program
Section 62M.09, subd 2 License required for health care utilization reviewers
Section 121A.21 School Health Services
Section 121A.22 Administration of drugs and medicine in public schools
Section 121A.2205 Possession and use of epinephrine injections-model policy
Section 121A.26 School preassessment teams
Section 122A.18 Board of Teaching to issue licenses (school nurses)
Section 125A.02 APRN may diagnose ADD/ADHD for purposes of identifying a child with a disability
Section 144.057 Background studies on Licensees
Section 144.121 Persons who may operate x-ray equipment
Section 144.125 Tests of infants for heritable and congenital disorders (nurse-midwives)
Section 144.1487 Loan repayment program for health professionals
Section 144.29 Health records; children of school age (school nurse)
Section 144.292 Patient rights regarding health records
Section 144.4175 Reporting a person who is a health threat to others
Section 144.419 Isolation and Quarantine of persons
Section 144.4195 Due Process for Isolation or Quarantine
Section 144.6503 Nursing home staff training in Alzheimer's disease or related disorder
Section 144.651 Health Care Bill of Rights
Section 144.6585 Name tags and professional designation required
Chapter 144A Nursing homes, home care and supplemental nursing services agencies
Section 144A.45 Regulation of Home Care Services
Chapter 144D Housing With Services
Section 144D.065 Housing with services staff training in Alzheimer's disease or related disorder
Chapter 144G Assisted Living Services
Section 145.42 Abortions; nonliability for refusal to perform
Section 145.4711 - 145.4712  Emergency care to sexual assault victims
Section 145C.03 subd 2 Not serving as agent for health care directive
Chapter 146A Complementary and Alternative Health Care Practices
Section 148.76, subd 2 APRN may order physical therapy
Section 148.975 Duty of a nurse who performs psychotherapy to predict, warn of or take reasonable precautions to provide protection from a patient's violent behavior; limitation on liability
Section 148B.50 Licensed professional counseling; Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy
Section 151.01, subds 16 & 23 Definitions of prescription and of practitioners who may prescribe
Section 151.37 Legend drugs, who may prescribe, possess; application of practice guidelines or protocols
Section 152.12 Controlled substances, who may prescribe, possess
Section 152.126 Controlled substances prescription electronic reporting system
Section 154.04 Persons exempt from registration as a barber
Section 157.17 Health supervision services in Board and Lodging facilities
Section 158.03 Officers (public health nurses) to report cases needing care at University of Minnesota hospitals
Section 176.135 Workers' compensation treatment; appliances; supplies
Section 181.275 Regulating nurses' overtime
Section 182.6551 - 182.6554  Safe Patient Handling Act
Section 214.101 Child support; suspension of license
Sections 214.17-214.25 HIV, HBV, and HCV prevention program
Sections 214.31-214.37 Health Professionals Services Program
Section 214.40 Volunteer Health Care Provider Program
Section 243.251 Post-traumatic stress disorder in veteran nurses confined in adult correctional institutions
Section 245A.04 subd 12 Adult day care staff training in Alzheimer's disease or related disorders
Chapter 245B Services for developmental disabilities
Chapter 245C Human Services background studies and disqualification criteria
Section 251.15 Student Nurse contracting tuberculosis
Chapter 253B Civil Commitment Law
Section 256B.0651 Home Care Services
Section 256B.0659 Personal Care Assistance program
Section 256B.0911 Long term care consultation
Section 256B.0913 Alternative care program
Section 256B.0917 subd 8 Living-at-home/block nurse program
Section 261.22 Application by public health nurse for care of indigent person
Section 268.0625 Revocation of business licenses
Section 270C.72 Tax delinquency - revocation of license
Section 295.52 MinnesotaCare Tax
Chapter 319B Professional Firms Act
Section 326.56 Licenses, certificates of registration, renewals by members of armed forces on active duty
Section 595.02 subd 1(g) Privileged communication (registered nurse)
Section 604A.01 Good Samaritan Law
Section 604.20 - 604.205 Action for sexual exploitation; psychotherapists
Section 609.2231, subd 6 Assault in the fourth degree; public employees with mandated duties (public health nurse)
Section 609.23 Mistreatment of persons confined
Section 609.231 Mistreatment of residents or patients
Section 609.341 Criminal sexual contact; psychotherapist definition includes a nurse
Section 626.52 Reporting of suspicious wounds
Section 626.556 subd 3 Reporting of maltreatment of minors
Section 626.5561 subd 1 Reporting of prenatal exposure to controlled substances
Section 626.557, subd 3 Reporting of maltreatment of vulnerable adults
Section 626.5572.16 Definition of mandated reporter