DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
[Filed September 23, 1998, 8:18 a.m.]
notice of adoption of interpretive statement
Title: Can RNs, under the direction of the attending surgeon, suture simple lacerations?
Issuing Entity: Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.
Subject: The commission issued an advisory opinion in response to the request from Lori Taylor, RN, Spokane, Washington.
Effective Date: July 23, 1998.
Contact Person: Jeanne E. Vincent, RN, MS, Associate Nurse Practice Manager, Department of Health, Nursing Care Commission, P.O. Box 47864, Olympia, WA 98504-7864, (360) 664-2881.