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Library: Policy

317:30-5-1158. Public health nursing services

Issued 6-25-07

(a) Public health nursing services must be performed at a main clinic site, satellite clinic or mobile clinic site that is open to the public, or a member's home.

(b) Clinic visits may include but are not limited to services in the following areas:

  • (1) health promotion and counseling;

  • (2) medication management;

  • (3) nursing assessment, treatment and diagnostic testing;

  • (4) home visits;

  • (5) nursing treatments;

  • (6) immunizations;

  • (7) administration of injectable medications;

  • (8) medication management and the direct observation of the intake of prescribed drugs to treat tuberculosis (TB); and

  • (9) case management for TB, first time mothers and their infant children, and high risk pregnant women.

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