Code [section]221.12, and may include medical diagnosis and prescriptive authority
when properly delegated by a physician.
The Colorado Board of Nursing wants to help ensure that candidates for Advanced Practice Prescriptive Authority
(RXN) understand mentorship requirements to avert potential headaches when these applications are considered for final approval.
The law, Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority
Rule Docket 27-0104-1701, took effect July 1.
Rite Aid announced that starting July 1, Rite Aid pharmacists at all locations in Idaho will be able to prescribe medications to treat select, common conditions, under the Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority
Rule Docket promulgated by the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy.
Language in the bill which appeared to expand the prescriptive authority
for psychologists was removed at the request of WVSMA.
No changes were made this session to the collaborative practice agreement requirement for prescriptive authority
. The bill that would have created a pathway to prescribing without a collaborative practice agreement (HB 1302) had so many untenable strings attached that it did not have the support of the nursing community and did not receive a hearing.
* Currently, APRNs must have an agreement for supervision of prescriptive authority
with a physician--and pay the physician for that agreement--even though the physician does not see the APRN's patients.
Although New Mexico (2002), Louisiana (2004), Illinois (2014), and Iowa (2016) have passed prescriptive authority
for psychologists before Idaho, the APA has defeated such measures in numerous other states.
And if you hold prescriptive authority
, you need to have 12 of the 24 hours in pharmaco-therapeutics.
Prescribers include those with prescriptive authority
for Scheduled Drugs commonly referred to as CI's through CV's, following the federal Closed System of Control Substances Monitoring.
One reason for this is that internationally, prescriptive authority
differs between countries, and hence the educational preparation for nurses to prescribe also varies.