RS 37:935     

§935.  Anesthetics; authority of registered nurses

Notwithstanding any other provision in this Chapter to the contrary, a registered nurse may administer, in accordance with an order of an authorized prescriber, anesthetic agents to intubated patients in critical care settings, and may titrate and continue infusion of local anesthetic agents through the use of epidural  or perineural catheters for pain management, excluding obstetric patients, in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing, in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act.

Acts 2004, No. 642, §1, eff. July 5, 2004; Acts 2010, No. 246, §1, eff. June 17, 2010.