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Physiotherapist non-medical prescribing: A policy of transforming community services, service integration and the primacy of orthopaedic surgery

Each day over the next week I’ll post up an abstract for a paper being presented by a member of the Critical Physiotherapy Network at the In Sickness and In Health conference in Mallorca in June 2015.   304 more words


Ownership of Outpatient Clinics and Scope of Practice

I have been receiving questions from medical assistants who work in outpatient clinics owned by hospitals.  They are wondering whether their legal scope of practice is different because they do not work in outpatient settings owned by physicians. 55 more words

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The road to hell is paved with good (and bad) intentions, part 1

This will be the first in a series of posts that discusses the ever increasing prevalence of nurse practitioners (NPs) within the US healthcare system and the potentially huge downfalls associated with that rise. 3,064 more words


Tuberculin Skin Tests

I am receiving an increasing number of questions about medical assistants reading tuberculin skin tests.  My opinion is that medical assistants are permitted to report their observations of the results of the test to the overseeing/delegating physician.  7 more words

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Correctional Nurse Goals for 2015: Expand Your Knowledge

Health care is advancing at the speed of light. We are expected to apply current evidence to our practice and understand the new technologies, medications, and treatments that are being implemented. 424 more words

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Ethical Considerations in IPE/IPP - The Role of the Preceptor

Ethical team practice is a central theme in Interprofessional Education (IPE) and Interprofessional Practice (IPP).  Therefore, any discussions regarding policy making must first start with an understanding of the ways in which the  guiding ethical principles of autonomy, justice, beneficence and nonmalificence shape the role of a preceptor and the manner in which currently policies either support these ethical tenants or compromise them.   672 more words

THIS is the Scope of Practice We Need: Safe, Equitable & World-Class!

In 2004, the Australian Health Ministers endorsed the National standard defining the scope of clinical practice which was developed by the Australian Council for Safety & Quality in Health Care… 345 more words

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