The document Scope of Practice for RPNs: Standards, Limits and Conditions has been revised and is effective Feb. 28, 2017. The revised document includes the scope of practice standard Autonomous Scope of Practice and Client-specific Orders, and new terms and visuals to reinforce the concepts. Other revisions include:

  • Changes to the limits and conditions on giving client-specific orders.
  • Updated information on prescribe and giving client-specific orders related to medication.
  • Changes to limits and conditions on some section 6 and 7 restricted activities; specifically changes in the wording or removal of limits and conditions related to stable clients, established care needs, physiological conditions expected to follow an anticipated path, and well established sites. See Limits and Conditions on Restricted Activities.

Questions? Contact Colleen Calderwood, Practice Manager, [email protected]


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