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Nursing Practice

The Nurse Practice Act Page provides information on the RSA 326-B which is the legislative law that defines a number of focuses that includes but is not limited to nursing scope of practice, functions of the board of nursing and the executive director, licensing, nurse delegation, disciplinary processes and continuing competence. This also addresses the Chapter Rules 100-800 that correspond and expand on what is written in the law.

Please Note: There is a 30 day comment period before the board finalizes the Clinical Advisory White Paper. Please review the following questions reviewed by the Board and email your comments to boardquestions@nursing.state.nh.us.

 

January 16, 2014

Question:  Is it within RN scope of practice for Certified Diabetes Educator Registered Nurse to adjust insulin dosing of out-patients based on approved Insulin Adjustment Protocol when ordered/activated by physician office practice providers with patient referral to Diabetes Services for Insulin Management?

Answer: Board consensus that it is within RN scope of practice to manage insulin as long as RN is following standard provider order.

 

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