A 36-year-old member asked:
Can nurse practioners (aarn's) prescribe medication?
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Psychiatry 44 years experience
State by state: In many states, nurse practitioners can diagnose and prescribe appropriate medication treatments, some with physician supervision, some without. In other states, they can't.
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