can nurses remove a needle from mediport? - page 3

does anyone here know if nurses can remove a needle from mediport? is it within scope of nursing practice? i know nurses cannot remove central line but only doctors can.... Read More

  1. by   SharonH, RN
    In GA, nurses can D/C central lines on the floor also. I guess it just depends on the facility.
  2. by   SharonH, RN
    Quote from actioncat
    Huh? At our hospital we can d/c central lines and of course acess, deaccess mediports. Heck, our aids can D/C central lines.

    Aides d'cing central lines? *clears throat* What state is this exactly?