- administer oral medications to a client
- insert a nasogastric tube
- care for a patient with a tracheostomy
- develop a nursing care plan
An RN is in charge of a team on a medical/surgical unit that includes an LPN. The RN understands that which of the following is an activity that falls outside the scope of practice of an LPN?
Number 4 is correct.
Developing a nursing care plan requires the advanced knowledge consistent with the education of a registered nurse. An LPN may update or modify a care plan based on a change in client status. The other listed responsibilities are within the scope of an LPN.