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What can nurse practitioners do?

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Dr. Richard Baxter
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In brief: Depends on state law

The scope of practice for arnp's depends on the state where they practice, and they generally have to work in coordination with an md.
Here in washington state, they are under the purview of the nursing board, not the medical board so that provides a degree of flexibility. I work with several very talented nurse practitioners and they fill a valuable role.

In brief: Depends on state law

The scope of practice for arnp's depends on the state where they practice, and they generally have to work in coordination with an md.
Here in washington state, they are under the purview of the nursing board, not the medical board so that provides a degree of flexibility. I work with several very talented nurse practitioners and they fill a valuable role.
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