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Chapter 02: Historical Review of Prescriptive Authority: The Role of Nurses...

Chapter 02: Historical Review of Prescriptive Authority: The Role of Nurses...

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Chapter 02: Historical Review of Prescriptive Authority: The Role of Nurses (NPs, CNMs, CRNAs, and CNSs) and Physician Assistants Test Bank

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Chapter 02: Historical Review of Prescriptive Authority: The Role of Nurses (NPs, CNMs, CRNAs, and CNSs) and Physician Assistants
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MULTIPLE CHOICE
1.   A primary care NP will begin practicing in a state in which the governor has opted out of the federal facility reimbursement requirement. The NP should be aware that this defines how NPs may write prescriptions:
a.

without physician supervision in private practice.

b.

as CRNAs without physician supervision in a hospital setting.

c.

in any situation but will not be reimbursed for this by government insurers.

d.

only with physician supervision in both private practice and a hospital setting.

2.   CRNAs in most states:
a.

must have a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number to practice.

b.

must have prescriptive authority to practice.

c.

order and administer controlled substances but do not have full prescriptive authority.

d.

administer medications, including controlled substances, under direct physician supervision.

3.   A CNM:
a.

may treat only women.

b.

has prescriptive authority in all 50 states.

c.

may administer only drugs used during labor and delivery.

d.

may practice only in birthing centers and home birth settings.

4.   In every state, prescriptive authority for NPs includes the ability to write prescriptions:
a.

for controlled substances.

b.

for specified classifications of medications.

c.

without physician-mandated involvement.

d.

with full, independent prescriptive authority.

5.   The current trend toward transitioning NP programs to the doctoral level will mean that:
a.

NPs licensed in one state may practice in other states.

b.

full prescriptive authority will be granted to all NPs with doctoral degrees.

c.

NPs will be better prepared to meet emerging health care needs of patients.

d.

requirements for physician supervision of NPs will be removed in all states.

6.   An important difference between physician assistants (PAs) and NPs is PAs:
a.

always work under physician supervision.

b.

are not required to follow drug treatment protocols.

c.

may write for all drug categories with physician co-signatures.

d.

have both inpatient and outpatient independent prescriptive authority.


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