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  1. RN Propofol/Vecuronium IV push, is it ever legal???
    Yea, my manager handed me that document as she wrote me up, however at the very end of it it stated that under certain conditions it is within the scope of practice of an RN to dose and monitor pt...
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. RN Propofol/Vecuronium IV push, is it ever legal???
    Thanks for the info. I was afraid of the "during rapid intubation" clause. I've had a number of MD's instruct me to bolus a small dose of Propofol to intubated and nonintubated pts for bedside...
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. RN Propofol/Vecuronium IV push, is it ever legal???
    I found some old threads from like 2005 on this topic and thought the responses might not be accurate in 2012. I know the Maryland scope of practice states an RN is not allowed to bolus Propofol,...
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  4. Accepting tranfer of patient not qualified to care for...
    Thank you all who have offered the excellent feedback. I have actually seen this situation occur in person. Let's say hypothetically that a pediatric patient was brought back to the PICU post-op...
    Mar 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. Accepting tranfer of patient not qualified to care for...
    Is there any ethical/legal issues against accepting the transfer of a patient with an issue, being vented for instance, that you aren't experienced with if the hospital provides a support RN 24/7 to...
    Mar 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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