A patient with diabetes has an elevated blood sugar​ (545 mg/dL)​ and, based on your assessment of his​ condition, will

A patient with diabetes has an elevated blood sugar​ (545 mg/dL)​ and, based on your assessment of his​ condition, will require an injection of insulin. Your EMT partner also has diabetes and administers insulin injections to himself throughout the day as needed. Although the Scope of Practice lists nothing about EMTs giving​ insulin, your partner administers the insulin injection to the patient. The​ patient’s blood sugar comes down and her condition improves. Given this​ information, which statement is​ true?
A. Because your partner used the​ patient’s insulin rather than his​ own, he cannot be reprimanded
B. It was permissible for your partner to give the insulin since he has diabetes and knows how to give the injections
C. Since the patient benefited from the​ insulin, your partner acted appropriately
D. Your partner violated the Scope of Practice and may have his certification revoked

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