These scope of practice standards outline the requirements for licensed practical nurses providing client care in the following ways:
Acting with client-specific orders
Licensed practical nurses may provide care to clients by:
acting within autonomous scope of practice when carrying out:
non-restricted activities, and
restricted activities within section 6 (restricted activities that do not require an order) of the Nurses (Licensed Practical) Regulation.
acting on a client-specific order from a listed health professional for a restricted activity included in section 7 (restricted activities that require an order) of the Nurses (Licensed Practical) Regulation.
acting on a client-specific order from a non-listed health professional for an activity that is within the licensed practical nurse's autonomous scope of practice and the licensed practical nurse's individual competence.
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