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
Mar 24, '04Occupation: OB RN Joined: Dec '01; Posts: 86Quote from USC2001Depends on the State...Here is what it says on the web site:
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.
Mar 27, '04Occupation: Nightshift L&D RN Joined: Oct '03; Posts: 35Quote from AlaskaKatYeah it certainly does. I probably should have said that that was from the SC BON.Depends on the State...