WSR 05-21-121

POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed October 19, 2005, 8:48 a.m. ]


NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF A POLICY STATEMENT


Title of Policy: Position Statement on Intravenous Therapy by Licensed Practical Nurses.

Issuing Entity: Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.

Subject Matter: Scope of practice as it relates to licensed practical nurses.

Description: This position statement gives guidance for nurses, other healthcare providers, and administrators who interact with licensed practical nurse practice, as it relates to intravenous therapy.

Effective Date: September 22, 2005.

Contact Person: Chuck Cumiskey RN, BSN MBA, Nurse Practice Manager, Health Professions Quality Assurance Section #6, Department of Health, P.O. Box 47864, Olympia, WA 98504-7864, (360) 236-4725, Chuck.cumiskey@doh.wa.gov.

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