Index of Current KBN Advisory Opinion Statements

#01  Role of the RN/LPN in Spinal Screening for Detection of Common Abnormal/Curvatures of the Spine (Revised 04/2018)

#02  Scope of Nursing Practice in Gynecological Cancer Detection (Revised 05/2018)

#03  Recommended Course Content Infusion Therapy for Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses (Revised 04/2019)

#04  Roles of Nurses in the Administration of Medication Per Intraspinal Routes (Revised 05/2018)

#05       Withdrawn from Publication 04/2018

#06  The Performance of Arterial Puncture by Registered Nurses  (Revised 10/2018) ​

#07  Roles of Nurses in Stapling, Suturing, and the Application of Topical Adhesives (Revised 10/2018)

#08  Role of the Registered Nurse First Assistant  (Revised 05/2018)

#09  Wound Assessment, Staging, and Treatment by Nurses (Revised 05/2018)  

#10  Roles of Nurses in the Care of Prenatal and Intrapartum Patients (Revised 05/2018)

#11  Insertion and Removal of Nasogastric Tubes and Reinsertion of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Tubes [PDF Format - 32KB] (Revised 05/2018)

#13 Roles of Nurses in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Practice (Revised 05/2018)

#14  Roles of Nurses in the Implementation of Patient Care Orders (Revised 05/2018)

#15  Roles of Nurses in the Supervision and Delegation of Nursing Acts to Unlicensed Personnel (Revised 12/2018)

#16  Roles of Nurses in the Administration of Medication via Various Routes (Revised 02/2019)

#17  Roles of Nurses in the Administration of "PRN" Medication and Placebos (Revised 06/2018)

#18  Employment of Nursing Students as Nursing Personnel Using Either an Academic or a "Nurse Extern" Service Model (Revised 12/2018)

#19  Responsibility and Accountability of Nurses for Patient Care Assignments and Nursing Care Delivery (Revised 12/2018)

#20  Roles of Registered Nurses in Invasive Cardiac Procedures (Revised 05/2018)

#21  Roles of Nurses and Technicians in Dialysis (Revised 05/2018)

#22  Roles of Nurses Who Provide "Private Duty" Nursing (Revised 05/2018)

#23  The Application and Removal of a Cast by Nurses and Closed Reduction of a Fracture by Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (Revised 05/2018)

#24  Patient Abandonment by Nurses (Revised 06/2018)

#25  Placement of Central Lines by Nurses​​​​​​ (Revised 02/2019)

#26  Roles of Nurses in the Performance of Advanced Life Support and Delivery of Emergency Medical Care via Ambulance Services (Revised 04/2018)

#27  Components of Licensed Practical Nursing Practice  (Revised 02/2019)

#28  Roles of Nurses in Endoscopic Procedures (Revised 02/2019)

#29  Cardiopulmonary/Respiratory Nursing (Revised 06/2018)

#30  School Nursing Practice (Revised 12/2018)

#31  Removal of Arterial and Venous Access Devices (Sheaths) and Use of Mechanical Compression Devices by Nurses (Revised 05/2018)

#32  Procedural Sedation and Analgesia   (Revised 06/2019)

#33  Roles of Nurses in the Delegation of Tasks to Paramedics in a Hospital Emergency Department  (Revised 12/2018)

#34  Roles of Nurses in Maintaining Confidentiality of Patient Information (Revised 04/2018)

#35  Cosmetic and Dermatological Procedures by Nurses (Revised 05/2018)

#36  Resuscitation Orders, Pronouncement of Death, and Death Certificates  (Revised 10/2018)

#37  Role of the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the Prescribing of Medications to Self and/or Family (Revised 05/2018)

#38       Withdrawn from Publication 03/2015

#39  Scope of Registered Nursing Practice in the Deactivation of Internal Defibrillator (Revised 05/2018)

#40  Social Media for Nurses  (Approved 12/2017) 

#41  RN/LPN Scope of Practice Determination Guidelines ​​​​ (Approved 02/2018)


Scope of Practice Determination Guidelines and Decision Tree for Delegation to UAP

RN/LPN Scope of Practice Determination Guidelines (AOS #41) (Approved 02/2018)

APRN Scope of Practice Decision Making Model (Approved 04/2015)

Decision Tree for Delegation to Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (Revised 06/2018)


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