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          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;

          (2)  Assessment;

          (3)  Problem identification;

          (4)  Goals of care;

          (5)  Purposes and procedures;

          (6)  Complications;

          (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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