21 NCAC 32M .0118        definition of consultation for prescribing controlled TARGETED substances

For purposes of G.S. 90-18.2(b), the term "consult" shall mean a meaningful communication, occurring either in person or electronically, between the nurse practitioner and a supervising physician that is documented in the patient medical record. For the purposes of this Rule, "meaningful communication" shall mean an exchange of information sufficient for the supervising physician to make a determination that the prescription for a targeted controlled substance is medically indicated.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-18.2;

Eff. May 1, 2018.