Scope of LPN Practice - Definition of "Readily Available"

February 2010 - It was the advisory opinion of the Board that the definition of "readily available" should be based upon the patient assessment by the registered nurse and the acuity of the patient.  Supervision requirements should be adhered to as defined in 201 KAR 20:490, Section 3.


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201 KAR 20:490, Licensed practical nurse intravenous therapy scope of practice.