Legislation provides RNs and RPNs authority to dispense a drug

Posted:Jan 1st, 2014
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Updated legislation took effect January 1, 2014

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.