Occ. Code Section 301.004
Application of Chapter
(a)This chapter does not apply to:
(1)gratuitous nursing care of the sick that is provided by a friend;
(2)nursing care provided during a disaster under the state emergency management plan adopted under Section 418.042 (State Emergency Management Plan), Government Code, if the person providing the care does not hold the person out as a nurse unless the person is licensed in another state;
(3)nursing care in which treatment is solely by prayer or spiritual means;
(4)an act performed by a person under the delegated authority of a person licensed by the Texas Medical Board;
(5)an act performed by a person licensed by another state agency if the act is authorized by the statute under which the person is licensed except that if the person also holds a license under this chapter and the act is within the practice of nursing, the board may take action against that license based on that act;
(6)the practice of nursing that is incidental to a program of study by a student enrolled in a nursing education program approved under Section 301.157 (Programs of Study and Approval)(d) leading to an initial license as a nurse; or
(7)the practice of nursing by a person licensed in another state who is in this state on a nonroutine basis for a period not to exceed 72 hours to:
(A)provide care to a patient being transported into, out of, or through this state;
(B)provide nursing consulting services; or
(C)attend or present a continuing nursing education program.
(b)This chapter does not authorize the practice of medicine as defined by Chapter 151 (General Provisions).
Section 301.004 — Application of Chapter,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.301.htm#301.004 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).