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.
Question: Is it within RN scope of practice to certify cause of death on death certificate?
Answer: Board affirmed that it is NOT within RN scope of practice to certify cause of death on death certificate. Such certification requires forensic diagnosis as to cause of death which is beyond RN scope of practice.
Question: Is it within LPN scope of practice to perform peritoneal dialysis?
Answer: After receiving recommendations from P & E Committee, Board affirmed that LPNs may perform peritoneal dialysis in acute care setting provided following stipulations are met:
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