Nev. Admin. Code § 632.330 - Authorized duties; prohibited acts; reporting of errors

Current through March 28, 2022

1. A medication aide - certified may administer medication using the methods set forth in NRS 632.294 and perform other related duties of a medication aide - certified:
(a) At a designated facility that has been approved by the Board to employ medication aides - certified pursuant to NAC 632.325;
(b) Under the supervision of an advanced practitioner of nursing or a registered nurse; and
(c) If the duties are directly related to the administration of medication and have been delegated to the medication aide - certified by an advanced practitioner of nursing or a registered nurse who is present in the designated facility.
2. In addition to the acts prohibited pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 632.294, a medication aide - certified shall not:
(a) Administer medication:
(1) If the patient must be assessed to determine whether the medication is necessary; or
(2) If the dosage of the medication has not been calculated or converted;
(b) Administer medication or carry out other related duties if the supervising advanced practitioner of nursing or registered nurse of the medication aide - certified is not present in the designated facility;
(c) Administer medication or carry out other related duties if the health or needs of the patient change;
(d) Administer medication if the medication has not been reconstituted or mixed; or
(e) Care for a patient or perform other related duties.
3. A medication aide - certified who has reason to believe that he or she has made an error in the administration of medication shall follow the policies and procedures adopted by the designated facility pursuant to NAC 632.320 to report the possible error to the advanced practitioner of nursing or registered nurse who is supervising the medication aide - certified. An advanced practitioner of nursing or registered nurse who receives such a report shall assist the medication aide - certified to complete the documentation for the report.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 632.330
Added to NAC by Bd. of Nursing by R112-11, eff. 2-15-2012

NRS 632.120, 632.294

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