Clinical Practice Advisories
Practice Questions for Review and Comment
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 19, 2014
Question: Can LNA disconnect patient's NG from wall suction to bring them to bathroom and then reconnect to wall suction once settled?
Answer: Board reaffirmed opinion of January 17, 2013 that it is NOT within scope of practice for LNA to clamp NG Tube OR perform other functions associated with NG tubes based on need for assessment.
Scope of Practice
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