20:48:04.01:11. Medication administration tasks that may not be routinely delegated and require written protocol. The following are medication administration tasks that may be delegated to unlicensed assistive personnel only in accordance with § 20:48:04.01:01:
(1) Administration of the initial dose of a medication that has not been previously administered to the client;
(2) Administration of medications on an as-needed basis, including schedule II controlled substances listed in SDCL 34-20B-16 and 34-20B-17 as provided in subdivision 20:48:04.01:10(3); and
(3) Administration of insulin by the subcutaneous route in accordance with §§ 20:48:04.01:16 and 20:48:04.01:17.
A registered nurse shall develop written protocol for the instruction and training of unlicensed assistive personnel and maintain the protocol on file.
Source: 21 SDR 13, effective August 7, 1994; 26 SDR 174, effective July 4, 2000; 41 SDR 12, effective July 31, 2014.
General Authority: SDCL 13-33A-2, 36-9-21.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-33A-1, 36-9-3, 36-9-4, 36-9-4.1, 36-9-21.
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