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Discussion Part One:Discussion Question:What is your next logically sound course of action? Provide evidence to supportyour response.Medical assistants (MAs) are allied health professionals who generally support routine clinical andadministrative duties under the direct supervision of a healthcare professional, often a physician (Gray,Harrison, & Hung, 2016).Stephanie the medical assistant (MA) is practicing outside of her scope ofpractice, essentially she is practicing medicine by writing prescriptions.Stephanie MA is permitted totaking prescription renewal requests from patients and pharmacies but in this scenario that is not thecase.It is important for the provider to investigate what had happened and if this was intentional orpermitted by another provider.It sounds as if Stephanie believes she is qualified to prescribe medicationand did this under a provider’s license that was not consulted.Stephanie’s actions are unethical and canlead to legal implications to the practice.
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