Tags » Scope Of Practice

Nursing Sick Call Part 3: Use and Misuse of Protocols

Protocols are used by nurses in sick call to evaluate patients’ health care complaints. Protocols describe the steps to be taken in collecting the subjective and objective findings, the factors that lead to a diagnostic conclusion and the resulting actions taken to address the problem. 1,297 more words

Correctional Nursing

Access to Care and Scope of Practice

My latest blog post for JAMA News Forum focuses on access to care and scope of practice:  http://wp.me/p13lz7-33R

I wrote it right before NYS passed a budget that removed the written practice agreement requirement for experienced NPs in the state but was able to add mention of this in the blog. 34 more words

Diana Mason

The end of (quote-unquote) supervision?

You may already be familiar with how truly, madly, deeply annoying I find the term “supervision”.

I mean, not in its appropriate context, obviously. My daughter, despite being quite precocious for a kindergartener, still requires supervision while using grown-up scissors. 799 more words

NP Issues

"An Act Concerning Medical Assistants": Raised Bill No. 459

On March 19 the Public Health Committee of the Connecticut legislature held a public hearing on General Assembly Raised Bill No. 459, “An Act Concerning Medical Assistants.”  This legislation was the result of a scope of practice request submitted by the American Association of Medical Assistants and the Connecticut Society of Medical Assistants (CSMA) on July 16, 2012, to the Connecticut Department of Public Health (as described in the March/April 2013 issue of… 133 more words

Scope Of Practice

Scope of Practice

The scope of practice of Registered Massage Therapists (RMT) in BC, as stated in the Massage Therapists Regulation, is as follows:

“massage therapy” means the kneading, rubbing or massaging of the human body, whether with or without steam baths, vapour baths, electric light baths or other appliances, and hydrotherapy  or any similar method taught in schools of massage approved under the Physiotherapists Act, but does not include any form of medical electricity. 100 more words

Weekend Workshop