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Are radiologic technologists in the state of PA allowed to

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Are radiologic technologists in the state of PA allowed to inject medications other than contrast agents and are they permitted to accept verbal orders from a referring physician?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
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Expert:  Sam replied 8 years ago.

hi

 

according to PA Code only the following persons can administer meds and injections of the same -

 

(1) Prescription medications and injections of a substance not self-administered by individuals may be administered by only one of the following:

(i) A licensed physician, licensed dentist, licensed physician's assistant, registered nurse or licensed practical nurse.

(ii) A graduate of an approved nursing program functioning under the direct supervision of a professional nurse who is present in the facility.

(iii) A student nurse of an approved nursing program functioning under the direct supervision of a member of the nursing school faculty who is present in the facility

 

 

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