prescriptive authority

prescriptive authority

(prē-skrĭp-tĭv)
The limited authority to prescribe certain medications according to established protocol. In the U.S., prescriptive authority has been granted to advanced practice nurses, optometrists, osteopaths, physicians, podiatrists, and veterinarians among other health care professionals.
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agreement with prescriptive authority as specified in 18VAC90-30-90
Following the release of an Oregon Attorney General opinion that called into question the legal prescriptive authority of dentists and dental hygienists, Senate Bill 302 clarified that both may prescribe, dispense and administer appropriate prescription drugs.
More than 40 percent of states and the District of Columbia currently allow APRNs to practice without a mandated collaborating or supervising physician, including prescriptive authority.
Oversight for APRNs' prescriptive authority should shift from the Nursing Board to the Board of Medicine.
2) Prescriptive authority and lack of requirements for DEA numbers for APRNs.
Nurse Practitioners in NM have been able to practice independently and have had independent prescriptive authority, including for controlled substances, since 1993;
As the first two professions to be granted prescriptive authority in New Zealand, experiences in preparing both midwives and nurses educationally are expected to influence the models of educational preparation for other professions.
How is it that an APRN in Montana has the privilege to practice independently and with prescriptive authority when many other states are still trying to accomplish those privileges?
Prior to renewing your prescriptive authority in 2014, this continuing education must be completed and documented between May 1, 2012 and April 30, 2014.
While acknowledging the knowledge and experience of RNs who have developed expertise with certain patient populations, participants highlighted the need for additional education and training for those RNs moving to prescriptive authority.
This quote reminded me of how poorly I predicted what my nursing career was going to look like when I graduated from my entry level program I had no idea what kinds of changes I would see during the course of my career I certainly did not think I was going to become a psychiatric nurse, earn a doctorate degree in nursing or someday have prescriptive authority in my scope of practice The new graduates of 2014 most likely cannot foresee what paths their careers will ultimately take as new fields of nursing knowledge and practice emerge and evolve over time.
Nevada removed a requirement that APRNs work under the supervision of physicians and expanded their prescriptive authority.