RN Supervision of PN's

  1. 0 Could RN's comment on how many of you supervise LPN's in an inpatient setting? Do they give insulin? What is your agency's practice on giving insulin- do 2 RN's check, 2 licenses check? or other? Thanks for your feedback
  2. Visit  MissJoyceRN profile page

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  3. Visit  BoredLPN profile page
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    Could RN's comment on how many of you supervise LPN's in an inpatient setting? Do they give insulin? What is your agency's practice on giving insulin- do 2 RN's check, 2 licenses check? or other? Thanks for your feedback
    I'm not an RN yet but at the facility I work, I double check doses with the RN and not with another LPN.
  4. Visit  txspadequeenRN profile page
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    I am a LVN and have never been required to double check insulin in an healthcare setting, except when I was a student.


    Quote from MissJoyceRN
    Could RN's comment on how many of you supervise LPN's in an inpatient setting? Do they give insulin? What is your agency's practice on giving insulin- do 2 RN's check, 2 licenses check? or other? Thanks for your feedback
  5. Visit  jdtrn profile page
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    At most facilities in Hawaii it is standard to have insulin double checked with 2 licenses. However, in the ER/ICU setting, it is often given without hunting down for someone to double check because of the nature of the setting.
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    Thanks for your response.


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