prescription request the medical assistant would forward those calls to a

Prescription request the medical assistant would

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prescription request the medical assistant would forward those calls to a licensed professional like a vocation/practical nurse working in the practice who would then assess the patient’s needs and get them an appointment with a provider who has prescribing rights. By implementing this policy, it would insure patients are safely assessed, diagnosed and that the proper medications are prescribed if needed. Having proper documentation of the need for the prescribed medications is important to the safe drug administration for patients. References American Association of Medical Assistants (2016). State scope of practice laws. Retrieved from Buppert, C. (2015). Nurse practitioner's business practice & legal guide (5th ed.). Retrieved from Buppert, C. (2012). Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice and Legal Guide (4th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2014). Making health care safer. Retrieved from Singh, N., Fishman, S., Rich, B., & Orlowski, A. (2013). Prescription opioid forgery: reporting to law enforcement and protection of medical information. Pain Medicine , 14 (6), 792-798.
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