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Mandate 548

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Training in administration of drugs via PEG tubes
Purpose of legislation
To allow administration of drugs to a person receiving services in a program licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services via percutaneous gastrostomy tube when such drugs are administered by a person who has completed an approved training program and has been approved, upon demonstration of competency in administration of drugs via percutaneous gastrostomy tube, by a registered nurse.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 114 (2013)
VAC chapters to be amended
18 vac 90 - 20 : Regulations of the Board of Nursing [Repealed]
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 3990: Training in medication administration vis gastrostomy tube
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 12/11/2013
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