Legislation provides RNs and RPNs authority to dispense a drug

Updated legislation took effect January 1, 2014

Published Jan. 1, 2014, 11:03 a.m.

As of January 1, 2014, RNs and RPNs have access to the controlled act of dispensing a drug. They will need an order from an authorized provider to dispense a drug but will no longer need delegation.

For more information visit the College of Nurses of Ontario's website.