NR 510 WEEK 4.docx - Initial post It is clear that Stephanie is working outside of her scope of practice She sends the prescription to the patient

NR 510 WEEK 4.docx - Initial post It is clear that...

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Initial post, It is clear that Stephanie is working outside of her scope of practice. She sends the prescription to the patient without the permission of doctor or nurse practitioner. By doing this, she put the life and health of the patient in dilemma and also put the license of nurse practitioner in danger. Medical assistants do not have permission to send any new prescription to the patient. They can only send regular refills to the pharmacy without any dosage change. The most concerning is the patient had not been seen from one year and the medical assistant send the prescription to the patient without been seen by the doctor. By doing this, she put the patient’s life in danger. Mrs. Smith needs a full checkup and a thorough workout before receiving a prescription for cough. Proper patient care is the healthcare providers responsibility and it is very important do accurate examinations to diagnose the cough. According to Gray, Harrison, & Hung
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