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Ky. expands prescribing authority to nurse practitioners

AANP SmartBrief | Jul 17, 2014

A law has gone into effect in Kentucky that allows advanced practice registered nurses who have completed a four-year collaboration with a physician to prescribe some drugs without a doctor's involvement. The move "is a significant step forward in affirming the independent practice," said Sheila Schuster of the Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners & Nurse Midwives. Governing.com (07/15) Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.) (07/14) Modern Healthcare (subscription required) (07/15)


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