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North Carolina Nurse Practitioners Must Know These 6 Things If They Are Prescribing Medication

#1: Include Prescribing/dispensing Authority In The Collaborative Practice Agreement The collaborative practice agreement (CPA) must specify that the nurse practitioner is going to be prescribing and/or dispensing medication If the nurse practitioner is going to be prescribing controlled substances, then it must be clear in the CPA which controlled substances the NP is authorized to …

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Nurse Practitioners Have to Know These 5 Things in Order to Have a Solid Collaborative Practice Agreement

#1: You Must Have A Primary (Partner) Physician In order for a nurse practitioner to obtain approval to practice from the NC Medical Board and the NC Board of Nursing, he/she must work with a licensed NC physician under a collaborative practice agreement Ideally, this primary physician should be someone with whom you have previously …

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Nursing Patient Abandonment in North Carolina and How to Avoid It

Being without a trusted healthcare professional that you are dependent upon is a scary proposition.  As professionals, we owe a duty to our clients to make sure they are in the proper hands when our obligation to them has concluded.  To this end, the NC Board of Nursing considers patient abandonment a notable offense.  However, …

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What are the Requirements and Common Errors for Nurse Practitioners in North Carolina?

The health care industry and workers have always been an integral part of functional society.  In today’s world, that is truer than ever.  Nurse practitioners do important work with greater oversight than other licensed professionals in their field.  Nurse practitioners (NPs) are regulated by two licensing Boards and must be licensed.  The regulation is done …

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What Should I know if I have a Dentist License in North Carolina?

Dentistry has been a staple in the U.S. since Paul Revere practiced dentistry on the side in the 1700s.  We have come a long way from the days of silversmiths moonlighting as dentists though.  North Carolina has required occupational licenses for dentists since enacting NCGS §90-22 in the early 20th century.  This statute, and article 2 as a whole, created …

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Professional License Law UPDATE-Application Denial

What is a General Licensing Non-Discrimination Law? General licensing non-discrimination laws prevent professional licensing boards from denying applicants with certain criminal records from licensure. In 2013, North Carolina enacted these non-discrimination laws. The scope of the laws were very limited. The laws did not extend to state agencies and did not allow for an appeal …

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