N.H. Code Admin. R. Nur 404.04

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 31, July 30 2020
Section Nur 404.04 - Licensees with the Authority to Delegate Nursing Related Activities
(a) The following licensees shall have the authority pursuant to RSA 326-B to delegate nursing related activities:
(1) Any currently licensed RN or APRN when practicing registered nursing; and
(2) Any currently licensed LPN when practicing practical nursing directed by a licensed APRN, RN, dentist or physician.
(b) For nursing related tasks involving assistance with or the administration of medication, the following persons shall be eligible to be delegatees:
(1) Any currently licensed RN and APRN;
(2) Any currently licensed LPN, only when:
a. The method of medication administration is not intravenous; or
b. The method of medication administration is intravenous and the LPN is in compliance with Nur 604.01(b) and (c);
(3) Unlicensed assistive personnel who have competency to perform the specific task to be delegated; and
(4) Any currently licensed LNA only when:
a. The task is assistance with medication administration; or
b. The task is administration of medication in a setting that involves administration of medication to stable clients, as defined in Nur 101.21, and the LNA holds a certificate of medication administration issued in accordance with the provisions of Nur 801; or
c. The LNA that does not hold a certificate of medication administration is employed in the home care, residential care, adult day care, or hospice care setting, where the number of delegations is limited to the number of clients assigned to the LNA, and in accordance with Nur 404.07(h).

N.H. Code Admin. R. Nur 404.04

#7741, eff 8-13-02; ss by #8873, eff 4-24-07; ss by #10299, eff 3-22-13; ss by #10571, eff 4-17-14

Renumbered by Nur 404.03 Volume XXXV Number 45, Filed November 12, 2015, Proposed by #10953, Effective 10/22/2015, Expires 10/22/2025.
Amended by Volume XXXVI Number 19, Filed May 12, 2016, Proposed by #11082, Effective 4/26/2016, Expires 4/26/2026.
Amended by Volume XXXVIII Number 02, Filed January 11, 2018, Proposed by #12439, Effective 12/22/2017, Expires 12/22/2027.