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North Carolina SAVE Act and What It Means for Nurse Practitioners

Currently, APRNs have certain requirements and restrictions on their practice.  The SAVE Act is a bill that, if passed, would ease restrictions for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.  It is a reintroduction of the same bill that was not passed in 2020 because the session ending.  The 2021 SAVE Act was introduced to the NC General …

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Nursing Specialty Certifications

What is a specialty nursing certification and do I need one? Certification recognizes and provides ongoing validation of clinical knowledge, experience, and clinical judgment within a nursing specialty. The benefits of certification may include personal growth, career advancement, financial reward, professional recognition, and perceived empowerment. A specialty certification can also function as the means for …

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Nurse Practitioners Should Have At Least These 4 Professionals In Their Professional Network

Every professional has to know certain people that will either help them further their career or protect what the professional has earned. Not only is what you know important, but who you know may be just as important when running a business. This is true whether you are running a healthcare business, law firm, or …

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The 5 Biggest Prescription Errors That Nurse Practitioners Can Make (Part 4: Prescribing Drugs and/or Devices that are not included in the collaborative practice agreement)

This is part four (4) of a five (5) part series titled the “5 biggest prescription errors that nurse practitioners can make”.  Today we are discussing prescribing drugs and/or devices that are not included in the collaborative practice agreement.  Only under certain circumstances, as discussed below, may a nurse practitioner prescribe a drug or device …

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The 5 Biggest Prescription Errors That Nurse Practitioners Can Make (Part 3: Requirements for Electronically Prescribing Controlled Substances)

This is part three (3) of a five (5) part series titled the “5 biggest prescription errors that nurse practitioners can make”. Today’s blog concerns requirements for electronically prescribing schedule II and III controlled substances in North Carolina. We discuss the NC Opioid Action Plan, who is required to e-prescribe controlled substances, and what exceptions …

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The 5 Biggest Prescription Errors That Nurse Practitioners Can Make (Part 2: Dispensing Drugs And Devices Without Proper Approval Or Supervision)

This is part two (2) of a five (5) part series titled the “5 biggest prescription errors that nurse practitioners can make”. Today’s blog concerns dispensing drugs and devices without proper approval or supervision. Failure to adhere to the following will be an ethics violation for a nurse practitioner and subject her/him to board discipline …

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