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          20:48:04.01:12.  Medication administration tasks that may not be delegated. The licensed nurse may not delegate the following tasks of medication administration:


          (1)  Administration of schedule II controlled substances listed in SDCL 34-20B-16 and 34-20B-17 from a locked stock supply;


          (2)  Administration of medications by subcutaneous, intramuscular, intradermal, or intravenous route except as authorized in § 20:48:04.01:11;


          (3)  Administration of medications by way of a tube inserted in a cavity of the body;


          (4)  Administration of medications via inhalation route in a complex nursing situation as defined in § 20:48:01:01; and


          (5)  Calculation of any medication dose.


          Source: 21 SDR 13, effective August 7, 1994; 26 SDR 174, effective July 4, 2000; 28 SDR 36, effective September 18, 2001; 41 SDR 12, effective July 31, 2014.

          General Authority: SDCL 13-33A-2, 36-9-21(4).

          Law Implemented: SDCL 13-33A-1, 36-9-3(2), 36-9-4(4), 36-9-4.1(2), 36-9-21(4).


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