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Mandate 551

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Administration of medications by employees or contract agents for DBHDS
Purpose of legislation
Provides that employees of or persons providing services pursuant to a contract with a provider licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services may administer insulin, glucagon, and epinephrine pursuant to a written order issued by a prescriber in certain circumstances. The bill requires the Board of Nursing to promulgate regulations governing training in the administration of epinephrine and glucagon by persons authorized to administer epinephrine and glucagon.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 183 (2013)
VAC chapters to be amended
18 vac 90 - 20 : Regulations of the Board of Nursing [Repealed]
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4052: Medication administration training
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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