21 NCAC 36 .0816 DEFINITION OF CONSULTATION FOR PRESCRIBING TARGETED CONTROLLED 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 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; 90-171.23(b)(3);
Eff. May 1, 2018.