Do you insert Cytotec for inductions? - page 2

Just a quick question, I started a new travel assignment at a hospital where the nurses are expected to insert the Cytotec for inductions. From every place I had ever worked and everything I had read... Read More

  1. by   AlaskaKat
    Quote from USC2001
    Here is what it says on the web site:
    Advisory Opinions
    Question 44
    Question: Is it within the role and scope of practice for the registered nurse (RN) to insert prostaglandin analogs (e.g., misoprostol) into the vagina for cervical ripening or induction of labor with a viable fetus?

    The Board of Nursing has determined that it is NOT within the role and scope of practice for the RN to administer prostaglandin analogs (e.g., misoprostol) vaginally for cervical ripening or induction of labor with a viable fetus.

    The statement is an advisory opinion of the Board of Nursing as to what constitutes competent and safe nursing practice.
    http://www.llr.state.sc.us/POL/Nursi...visoryop44.htm
    Depends on the State...
  2. by   USC2001
    Quote from AlaskaKat
    Depends on the State...
    Yeah it certainly does. I probably should have said that that was from the SC BON.

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