10A NCAC 13D .2503       USE OF NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

(a)  Any facility that employs nurse practitioners or physician assistants shall maintain the following information for each nurse practitioner and physician assistant:

(1)           verification of current approval to practice as a nurse practitioner by the Medical Board and Board of Nursing for each practitioner, or verification of current approval to practice as a physician assistant by the Medical Board for each physician assistant; and

(2)           a copy of instructions or written protocols signed by the nurse practitioner or physician assistant and the supervising physicians.

(b)  The privileges of the nurse practitioner or physician assistant shall be defined by the facility's policies and procedures and shall be limited to those privileges authorized in 21 NCAC 32M and 21 NCAC 36 .0800 for the nurse practitioner or 21 NCAC 32S for the physician assistant.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-104;

Eff. January 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2014.