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65-1162. Unlawful acts. (a) Except as otherwise provided in K.S.A. 65-1151 to 65-1163, inclusive, and amendments thereto any licensed professional nurse or licensed practical nurse who engages in the administration of general or regional anesthesia without being authorized by the board to practice as a registered nurse anesthetist is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

(b) Any person, corporation, association or other entity, except as otherwise provided in K.S.A. 65-1151 to 65-1163, inclusive, and amendments thereto who engages in any of the following activities is guilty of a misdemeanor:

(1) Employing or offering to employ any person as a registered nurse anesthetist with knowledge that such person is not authorized by the board to practice as a registered nurse anesthetist;

(2) fraudulently seeking, obtaining or furnishing documents indicating that a person is authorized by the board to practice as a registered nurse anesthetist when such person is not so authorized, or aiding and abetting such activities;

(3) using in connection with one's name the title registered nurse anesthetist, the abbreviation R.N.A., or any other designation tending to imply that such person is authorized by the board to practice as a registered nurse anesthetist when such person is not authorized by the board to practice as a registered nurse anesthetist; or

(4) violation of the Kansas nurse practice act or rules and regulations adopted pursuant thereto.

(c) Any person who violates subsection (b) of this section is guilty of a class B misdemeanor except that upon conviction of a second or subsequent violation of this section, the person is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

History: L. 1986, ch. 183, § 12; L. 1993, ch. 194, § 4; July 1.


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