4723.17 Administration of medications.

The board of nursing shall authorize a licensed practical nurse to administer medications if the nurse supplies evidence satisfactory to the board that either of the following is the case:

(A) The nurse successfully completed, within a practical nurse prelicensure education program approved by the board or by another jurisdiction's agency that regulates the practice of nursing, a course in basic pharmacology.

(B) The nurse successfully completed a postlicensure course in basic pharmacology that is acceptable to the board.

Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.194, HB 303, §1, eff. 3/20/2013.