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Section 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.

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