The Act expands the scope of practice for registered professional nurses and physicians' assistants to include the ordering of certain drugs, medical treatments, and diagnostic studies by reference to a nurse protocol or a physician's assistant's job description. Registered nurses and physicians' assistants may dispense drugs in certain settings.
"PROFESSIONS AND BUSINESSES Health: Registered Nurses and Physicians' Assistants May Order Drugs Under Protocol,"
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1, Article 8.
Available at: http://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol6/iss1/8