Illinois Board of Nursing Review – August 9, 2013
Reviewed by Sedation Certification – Jan. 7, 2019
State Sedation Policy – Yes
Can RN’s give sedation – Yes
Can RN’s give Propofol/Ketamine – For information concerning giving anesthesia medication consult the Board of Nursing.

 

http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/documents/021000050K6.7.htm
http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/068/068013000C03700R.html (Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Centers)

 

(210 ILCS 5/6.7) Sec. 6.7. Registered nurse administration of limited levels of sedation or analgesia.

1) Nothing in this Act precludes a registered nurse from administering medications for the delivery of local or minimal sedation ordered by a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches, podiatric physician, or dentist.

2) If the ASTC policy allows the registered nurse to deliver moderate sedation ordered by a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches, podiatric physician, or dentist, the following are required:

A) The registered nurse must be under the supervision of a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches, podiatric physician, or dentist during the delivery or monitoring of moderate sedation and have no other responsibilities during the procedure.
B) The registered nurse must maintain current ACLS or PALS certification as appropriate to the age of the patient.
C) The supervising physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches, podiatric physician, or dentist must have training and experience delivering and monitoring moderate sedation and possess clinical privileges at the ASTC to administer moderate sedation or analgesia.
D) The supervising physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches, podiatric physician, or dentist must remain physically present and available on the premises during the delivery of moderate sedation for diagnosis, consultation, and treatment of emergency medical conditions.
E) The supervising physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches, podiatric physician, or dentist must maintain current ACLS or PALS certifications as appropriate to the age of the patient.

3) Local, minimal, and moderate sedation shall be defined by the Division of Professional Regulation of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Registered nurses shall be limited to administering medications for moderate sedation at doses rapidly reversible pharmacologically as determined by rule by the Division of Professional Regulation of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

4) Registered nurses shall be limited to administering medication for moderate sedation at doses rapidly reversible pharmacologically. Acceptable medications are opioids, benzodiazepines and reversal agents: Meperidine, Fentanyl, Diazepam, Midazolam, naloxone and flumazenil. Nothing prohibits RN from monitoring or adjusting an FDA approved delivery device under the supervision of a physician.

(5) The supervising physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches, podiatric physician, or dentist must maintain current Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification or Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification as appropriate to the age of the patient.
(c) Local, minimal, and moderate sedation shall be defined by the Division of Professional Regulation of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Registered nurses shall be limited to administering medications for moderate sedation at doses rapidly reversible pharmacologically as determined by rule by the Division of Professional Regulation of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
(Source: P.A. 98-214, eff. 8-9-13.)