The Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) in conjunction with the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) proposed changes to the Nurse Practice Act Rule R516-31b are now open for public comment before going into effect. This rule describes the tasks that an unlicensed individual may perform without delegation, who can delegate nursing tasks, and what nursing tasks can be delegated. The proposed changes to the rule are available to view on the DOPL website.

The public comment period is open until December 31, 2020. Public comments can be made by contacting Jeff Busjahn at or 801-530-6511. You can also provide input at a public hearing about the proposed rule on December 7, 2020 at 10:30am. You can join using the information below:

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Join by phone: (US)+1 615-486-2288 (PIN: 594866996)


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