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Scope of Licensed Practical Nursing Practice in the performance of titration of Heparin and the administration of Benadryl

December 2008 - Based upon 201 KAR 20:490, the Board reaffirmed that titration is not within the scope of licensed practical nursing practice.  Also, based upon 201 KAR 20:490, the Board reaffirmed that the administration of Benadryl by IV push is not within the scope of licensed practical nursing practice.

The Board will not add to 201 KAR 20:490, an additional category of antihistamines to the list of medications permitted to be administered by IV push or bolus.

 

Last Updated 6/29/2009
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