20:48:04:02.03. Authorization to perform kidney dialysis functions. A licensed practical nurse may perform kidney dialysis functions if the licensed practical nurse has completed a course on kidney dialysis that includes the following content:
(1) Anatomy and physiology;
(3) Problem identification;
(4) Goals of care;
(5) Purposes and procedures;
(7) Evaluation and documentation.
The course must be taught by a licensed registered nurse with a minimum of two years kidney dialysis experience. Evaluation procedures for the course must include a final written examination and a demonstration of clinical skills. Supervised clinical practice and verification of clinical competence by a licensed registered nurse must follow the course content.
Source: 13 SDR 49, effective October 27, 1986; 26 SDR 174, effective July 4, 2000; 41 SDR 12, effective July 31, 2014.
General Authority: SDCL 36-9-4.1, 36-9-21.
Law Implemented: SDCL 36-9-4.1, 36-9-21.
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