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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

Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in Specialty Care: Six Practices Make It Work

Author: Center for the Health Professions at the University of California, San Francisco

Many specialty medical practices have incorporated physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) into their health care to improve access to services, reduce wait times, and improve quality of care. 61 more words

Access To Care

Transforming the Primary-Specialty Care Interface by Clarifying Specialists’ Roles: CPCA PPT

Author: California Primary Care Association

This resource is a powerpoint presentation from CPCA’s webinar: “Transforming the Primary-Specialty Care Interface by Clarifying Specialists’ Roles” on December 14th, 2009. 11 more words

Presentation/Webinar

Promising Scope of Practice Models for the Health Professions

Author: Center for the Health Professions

Legal scopes of practice for the health professions exist in statutes enacted by the state legislature and in regulations developed and implemented by administrative agencies, such as health professions boards. 86 more words

Access To Care

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