LPN...picc lines and ear irrigation

  1. i have questions reguarding scope of practice..
    1.. can LPNs do a saline flush to a PICC line, than hang an ABT bag, than flush again with saline, than flush with heparin? (SASH method).
    2.. can LPNs do ear irrigations?
    3.. can LPNs do admissions?
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  3. by   NurseyTee
    I posted a reply to this in the LPN forum.
  4. by   ginger58
    Quote from Vman
    i have questions reguarding scope of practice..
    1.. can LPNs do a saline flush to a PICC line, than hang an ABT bag, than flush again with saline, than flush with heparin? (SASH method).
    2.. can LPNs do ear irrigations?
    3.. can LPNs do admissions?
    It depends on you State's LPN practice act and your facilitiy policy. Start with going to your State's BON website.

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