(1) Practice of nursing by a licensed practical nurse means the assumption of responsibilities and accountability for nursing practice
in accordance with knowledge and skills acquired through an approved program of practical
nursing. A licensed practical nurse may function at the direction of a licensed practitioner
or a registered nurse.
(2) Such responsibilities and performances of acts must utilize procedures leading
to predictable outcomes and must include, but not be limited to:
(a) Contributing to the assessment of the health status of individuals and groups;
(b) Participating in the development and modification of a plan of care;
(c) Implementing the appropriate aspects of the plan of care;
(d) Maintaining safe and effective nursing care rendered directly or indirectly;
(e) Participating in the evaluation of response to interventions;
(f) Providing intravenous therapy if the licensed practical nurse meets the requirements
of section 38-2237; and
(g) Assigning and directing nursing interventions that may be performed by others
and that do not conflict with the Nurse Practice Act.
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