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65-1122. Misdemeanors; penalties. It is a violation of law for any person, firm, corporation or association to:

(a) Sell or fraudulently obtain or furnish any nursing diploma, license or record or aid or abet therein;

(b) practice professional nursing, practical nursing or practice as an advanced practice registered nurse, unless duly licensed to do so;

(c) use in connection with such person's name any designation implying that such person is a licensed professional nurse, a licensed practical nurse or an advanced practice registered nurse unless duly licensed to practice under the provisions of the Kansas nurse practice act, and such license is then in full force;

(d) practice professional nursing, practical nursing or as an advanced practice registered nurse during the time a license issued under the provisions of the Kansas nurse practice act shall have expired or shall have been suspended or revoked;

(e) represent that a school for nursing is approved for educating either professional nurses or practical nurses, unless such school has been duly approved by the board and such approval is then in full force;

(f) violate any provisions of the Kansas nurse practice act or rules and regulations adopted pursuant to that act; or

(g) represent that a provider of continuing nursing education is approved by the board for educating either professional nurses or practical nurses, unless the provider of continuing nursing education has been approved by the board and the approval is in full force.

Any person who violates this section is guilty of a class B misdemeanor, except that, upon conviction of a second or subsequent violation of this section, such person is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

History: L. 1949, ch. 331, § 11; L. 1963, ch. 314, § 7; L. 1975, ch. 316, § 9; L. 1978, ch. 240, § 8; L. 1983, ch. 206, § 12; L. 1993, ch. 194, § 2; L. 2001, ch. 161, § 5; L. 2011, ch. 114, § 43; Jan. 1, 2012.



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