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A LPN can be authorized to administer adult IV therapy when....
1. The nurse has a current, valid license issued under this chapter that includes authorization to administer medications.
2. The nurse has successfully completed a course in IV administration approved by the board.
Board approved IV courses should include both of the following...
1. a minimum of forty hours of training.
2. a testing component that includes the sucessful performance of three venipunctures in a healthcare setting.
A minimum of forty hours of training will include all of the following...
1. a cirriculum established by rules adopted by the Board and in effect on January 1, 1999
3.. Training in the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, sign and symptioms of local and systemic complications in the administration of fluids and antibiotic additives and guidelines for management of these complications
2. any other training or instruction the Board considers appropriate
A licensed practical nurse is authorized by the Board to perform IV therapy procedure only at the direction of one of the following:
1.a licensed physician, dentist optometrist, or podiatrist, who is readily available at the facility where the iv therapy procedure is performed
2. a registered nurse in accordance to section C of this section
When a licensed practical nurse authorized by the Board to perform intravenous therapy performs an iv therapy procedure ath the direction of a registered nurse;The RN or an another RN shall be...
shall be readily available at the site where the iv therapy is performed, and before the lpn initiates the iv therapy, the rn shall personally perform and on-site assessment of the individula who is to receive the intravenous therapy.
When the lpn authorized by the board to perform iv therapy perfoms an iv therapy prcedure in a home or in an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded, at the direction of a registered nurse or licensed physician, dentist, optometrist, or podiatrist...
the RN shall be on the premises of the home or facility or accessible by some from of telecommunications
No LPN shall perform any of the following IV therapy procedures...initaiting or maintaining any of the following...
1. blood or blood components
2. solutions for tpn
3. any cancer theraputic medication including but not limited to cancer chemotherapy or an anti-neoplastic agent
4. Solutions admisted through any central venous line or aterial line or any other line that does not terminate in a peripheral vein, except that a lpn authorized by the Board to perform iv therapy
5.any investigational or experimental medication.
A lpn authorized by the Board may initaite or maintaining any of the following...
initiate an iv infusion containing one or more of the following elements: dextrose 5%, normal saline, lactated ringers, 0.45% sodium chloride, 0.2% sodium chloride and sterile water.
a board authorized lpn may also hang...
subsequent containers of the iv solutions specified in division d(6)(a) of this section that contains vitamins or electolytes, if a rn initiated the infusion of that same iv solution.
No LPN shall perform any of the following IV therapy procedures...Initiating iv therapy in any vein, except...
a board authorized lpn may initiate iv therapy in accoradance with this section in a vein of the hand, forearm or antecubital fossa
No LPN shall perform any of the following IV therapy procedures...discontinuing a central venous,
aterial, or any other line that does not terminate in a peripheral vein.
No LPN shall perform any of the following IV therapy procedures...iniating or discontuining a
peripherally inserted central catheter
No LPN shall perform any of the following IV therapy procedures..mixing,preparing or reconstituting any medication for iv therapy except...
a board authorized lpn may prepare or reconstitute an antibiotic additive.
No LPN shall perform any of the following IV therapy procedures...aspirating
any intravenous line to maintain patency
No LPN shall perform any of the following IV therapy procedures..changing tubing on any line including...
but not limited to , an arterial line or a central venous line, ecept hat a licensed practical nurse authorized by the board may change tubing on a intravenous line that terminates into a peripheral vein.
No LPN shall perform any of the following IV therapy procedures...programming or setting any
function of a patient controlled infusion pump.
An board authorized lpn may intiate or
maintain an intravenous piggyback infusion containing antibiotic additive.
An board authorized lpn may inject medication
via direct intravenous route including, heparin or normal saline to flush an intermittent infusison device or heparin lock including, but not limited to, bolus or push
Under the supervision of a licensed physician or registered nurse a board approved lpn may perform the following activities for the purpose of performing dialysis...routine adminstration
and regulation of saline solution for the purpose of maintaing an established fluid plan.
Under the supervision of a licensed physician or registered nurse a board approved lpn may perform the following activities for the purpose of performing dialysis...the administration
of a heparin dose intravenously.
Under the supervision of a licensed physician or registered nurse a board approved lpn may perform the following activities for the purpose of performing dialysis...the administration of a heparin dose peripherally
via a fistula needle
Under the supervision of a licensed physician or registered nurse a board approved lpn may perform the following activities for the purpose of performing dialysis...the loading and activation
of a constat infusion pump or the intermittent injection of a dose of medication prescribed by a license physician for dialysis.
No person shall employ or direct a lpn to perform an iv therapy procedure without first
verifying that the lpn is authorized by the board to perform iv therapy.
The board shall maintain a registry of
the names of licensed practical nurases authorized pursuant to division A of this section to perform iv therapy.
IV therapy procedures that may be performed by a LPN who is NOT authorized by the board to perform IV therapy...verification of the type of
peripheral intravenous solution being administered
IV therapy procedures that may be performed by a LPN who is NOT authorized by the board to perform IV therapy...examination
of the peripheral infusion site and the extremity for possible infiltration
IV therapy procedures that may be performed by a LPN who is NOT authorized by the board to perform IV therapy...discontuation
of a peripherally intravenous infusion according to the prescribed flow rate
IV therapy procedures that may be performed by a LPN who is NOT authorized by the board to perform IV therapy...performance of routine
dressing changes at the insertin site of a peripheral venous or arterial infusion, peripherally inted central catheter infusion, or central venous pressure subclavian infusion.
IV therapy procedures that may be performed by a LPN who is NOT authorized by the board to perform IV therapy...if
the lpn can demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the procedure safely.