Advisory Opinion Statements (AOS) Index

AOS #1
Withdrawn from Publication02/2020
AOS #2Scope of Nursing Practice in Gynecological Cancer Detection
AOS #3Recommended Course Content Infusion Therapy for Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses 
AOS #4Roles of Nurses in the Administration of Medication Per Intraspinal Routes 
AOS #5 Withdrawn from PublicationN/A
AOS #6 Withdrawn from PublicationN/A
AOS #7Roles of Nurses in Stapling, Suturing, and the Application of Topical Adhesives10/2018
AOS #8
Nurses Practicing in the Perioperative Setting02/2020
AOS #9Wound Assessment, Staging, and Treatment by Nurses05/2018
AOS #10Roles of Nurses in the Care of Prenatal and Intrapartum Patients05/2018
AOS #11Insertion and Removal of Nasogastric Tubes and Reinsertion of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Tubes05/2018
AOS #12 Withdrawn from PublicationN/A
AOS #13Roles of Nurses in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Practice05/2018
AOS #14Implementation of Patient Care Orders12/2020
AOS #15Supervision and Delegation of Nursing Acts to Unlicensed Personnel10/2019
AOS #16Roles of Nurses in the Administration of Medication via Various Routes02/2019
AOS #17Administration of "PRN" Medication and Placebos12/2020
AOS #18Employment of Nursing Students as Nursing Personnel Using Either an Academic or a "Nurse Extern" Service Model12/2018
AOS #19Responsibility and Accountability of Nurses for Patient Care Assignments and Nursing Care Delivery12/2018
AOS #20Roles of Registered Nurses in Invasive Cardiac Procedures05/2018
AOS #21Roles of Nurses and Technicians in Dialysis05/2018
AOS #22Roles of Nurses Who Provide "Private Duty" Nursing05/2018
AOS #23The Application and Removal of a Cast by Nurses and Closed Reduction of a Fracture by Advanced Practice Registered Nurses05/2018
AOS #24Patient Abandonment by Nurses06/2018
AOS #25Placement of Central and Arterial Lines and Arterial Blood Sampling by Nurses10/2020
AOS #26
Roles of Nurses in the Performance of Advanced Life Support and Delivery of Emergency Medical Care via Ambulance Services04/2018
AOS #27Components of Licensed Practical Nursing Practice04/2022​
AOS #28Roles of Nurses in Endoscopic Procedures02/2019
AOS #29Cardiopulmonary/Respiratory Nursing06/2018
AOS #30School Nursing Practice02/2020
AOS #31Removal of Arterial and Venous Access Devices (Sheaths) and Use of Mechanical Compression Devices by Nurses05/2018
AOS #32The Role of Nurses in Procedural Sedation, Analgesia, Airway Management, and Chest Tube Removal10/2020
AOS #33Roles of Nurses in the Delegation of Tasks to Paramedics in a Hospital Emergency Department12/2018
AOS #34Roles of Nurses in Maintaining Confidentiality of Patient Information04/2018
AOS #35Cosmetic and Dermatological Procedures by Nurses
AOS #36Resuscitation Orders, Pronouncement of Death, and Death Certificates10/2019
AOS #37Role of the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the Prescribing of Medications to Self and/or Family12/2020
AOS #38 Withdrawn from PublicationNA
AOS #39Scope of Registered Nursing Practice in the Deactivation of Implanted Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) and Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs)10/2019
AOS #40Social Media for Nurses12/2017
AOS #41RN/LPN Scope of Practice Determination Guidelines02/2018
AOS #42Telehealth and Nursing12/2021​