Laws and Regulations for Dialysis

The May/June 2014 issue of Nephrology Nursing Journal featured an article entitled "The Authority for Certain Clinical Tasks Performed by Unlicensed Patient Care Technicians and LPNs/LVNs in the Hemodialysis Setting: A Review." This article provides a compilation of information and laws on regulations specific to dialysis on a state by state basis. Much of the information relates to the scope of practice and delegation authority of registered nurses and the licensed practical/vocational nurses and unlicensed dialysis technicians that they supervise.

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