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§ 2542. Definition.

16 CA ADC § 2542Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 25. Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners of the State of California (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Vocational Nurses
Article 8. Intravenous Therapy
16 CCR § 2542
§ 2542. Definition.
As used in this Article:
(a) “Intravenous fluids” means fluid solutions of electrolytes, nutrients, vitamins, blood and blood products.
(b) “Superimpose” means to connect a container of intravenous fluid to tubing through which another container of intravenous fluid has just been administered.
(c) “Primary infusion line” means the line which provides a direct infusion between the container and the peripheral vein.
(d) “Secondary infusion line” means a line which provides infusion through a lateral access into a primary infusion line.


Note: Authority cited: Section 2854, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 135 and 2860.5, Business and Professions Code.
1. New article 8 (sections 2542-2542.5) filed 12-4-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 49).
2. New subsections (c) and (d) filed 3-24-92; operative 4-23-92 (Register 92, No. 13).
3. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 1-29-2003; operative 2-28-2003 (Register 2003, No. 5).
4. Change without regulatory effect repealing 1-29-2003 amendments filed 11-30-2005 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2005, No. 48).
This database is current through 3/10/23 Register 2023, No. 10.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 2542, 16 CA ADC § 2542
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