IV push medications - nursing students - page 2

Are there any states that do not allow RN students to give IV push medications? I know that many states do not allow LPNs to give IV push meds. Many schools do not allow students to give IV push meds and some only allow it in the... Read More

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    I am in Australia. Students are allowed to give it once they have passed IV exams at university, which is usually in our last year (of 3 years). As with ALL MEDICATIONS (I mean ALL), students have to be supervised by an RN during administration and preparation.

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    We were allowed to do IV push during third thru fifth semesters only with an instructor, Not with an RN. I imagine we will be allowed to do them with our preceptor... But will not find out til semster starts in january.
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    When I was a student nurse I was able to push IV meds..it just depends
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    I believe it is state law here in PA.
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    We were allowed to give IVP medications under direct supervision, either from our instructor or from another RN. We were never to give IVP medications alone.
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    Quote from ktliz
    I believe it is state law here in PA.
    Interesting...anyone know of any other states?
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    Quote from BSN Student +Tech

    Interesting...anyone know of any other states?
    I'm a student in PA and I've been giving meds IV push since practically my first day on the floor.


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