Week 4 DQ 2 NR 510 - Week 4 DQ 2 NR 510 In this situation Stephanie might have had the right intentions yet her failure to consult with me first can

Week 4 DQ 2 NR 510 - Week 4 DQ 2 NR 510 In this situation...

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Week 4 DQ 2 NR 510 In this situation, Stephanie might have had the right intentions yet her failure to consult with me first can lead to a multitude of ethical-legal implications. Nurse Practitioners as well as their medical assistants can be liable for what they do as well as what they don’t do in the course of a medical office. The best practice any medical team can utilize is to treat every prescription as a new prescription. By doing this, it encourages appropriate care while decreasing costs and avoiding unnecessary risks. Mistakes are made by professionals on a daily basis and these mistakes can easily kill others. There are many concerns associated with an unauthorized medication being called in. Although it is legal in most states for medical assistants (non-licensed personnel) that the doctor deems competent, to call in prescriptions it can present a dangerous situation. Laws governing medical assistant practice vary by state; but these professionals most
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  • Fall '15
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  • Pharmacology, Physician, Registered nurse, Healthcare occupations, medical assistants

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