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Comparison of Intended Scope of Practice for Family Medicine Residents With Reported Scope of Practice Among Practicing Family Physicians

Importance  Narrowing of the scope of practice of US family physicians has been well documented. Proposed reasons include changing practice patterns as physicians age, employer restrictions, or generational choices. 356 more words

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The Challenges and Distinguishing Features of Correctional Nursing: Part 3

The last two weeks we explored two of the challenges in becoming a correctional nurse and how once mastered, the results are practices that distinguish correctional nursing from other areas of nursing practice. 1,218 more words

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The Challenges and Distinguishing Features of Correctional Nursing: Part 2

Last week’s post described the challenge of knowing the impact of the law on the delivery of health care in the correctional setting. Knowledge of the law and prisoners’ rights is one of the distinguishing features of correctional nursing practice. 1,793 more words

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The Challenges and Distinguishing Features of Correctional Nursing: Part 1

What career did you want for yourself when you graduated from nursing school? Did know you wanted to be a correctional nurse? You probably never heard of it, right? 1,012 more words

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Further Information on SB 110

Information regarding Senate Bill (SB) 110 continues to emerge. Please see the following missive from the Ohio Board of Nursing:

SB 110, passed by the 131st General Assembly, authorizes CTP holders to delegate non-controlled drug administration under specified circumstances to unlicensed persons.

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Minor Surgery

Depending upon the state, NDs may be licensed to perform minor office procedures and surgery. The CNPA has been working on modernizing ND scope of practice that reflects our training and education and brings us on par with many other states. 88 more words

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Knowledge Resources for Medication Management

The American Nurses Association statement on the scope of practice for correctional nurses requires that nurses be knowledgeable of the medications administered, including dosages, side effects, contraindications and allergies. 965 more words

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