Ala. Admin. Code r. 610-X-6-.10 - Patient Care Orders

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

(1) The licensed nurse may receive handwritten, verbal, or electronic medical orders from the legally authorized prescriber relayed by another licensed or registered health care professional, or registered or certified medical assistant.
(2) The licensed nurse may implement approved medical protocols and standing orders at the direction of a legally authorized prescriber.
(3) The licensed nurse shall follow the facility policy and procedures on verifying and implementing electronic orders.


Ala. Admin. Code r. 610-X-6-.10
New Rule: Filed March 20, 2003; effective April 24, 2003. Adopted by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIV, Issue No. 10, July 29, 2016, eff. 9/8/2016. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXVI, Issue No. 10, July 31, 2018, eff. 9/3/2018.

Author: Alabama Board of Nursing

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยงยง 34-21-1(3), 34-21-2(c) (21).

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