Primary care

  • Versatility of Nurse Practitioners Leaves Primary Care Call Unanswered

    July 21, 2020

    The scope of work and practice authority for nurse practitioners (NPs) varies widely across the United States. In some areas, NPs are restricted from prescribing medication, or can practice only under the supervision of a physician. In other states, like Oregon, NPs enjoy full practice authority. They can evaluate patients, diagnose, order tests, manage treatments, … Read more

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