Virginia is One Signature Away from Allowing NPs to Practice Autonomously After Two Years’ Experience

Should Virginia NPs be allowed to practice without physician supervision after only two years of experience? Gov. Glenn Youngkin may decide as early as today.

By |2022-03-17T17:29:20+00:00March 17th, 2022|General|0 Comments

Response to: “One Thing That Should Be on CMO’s Priority List,” Becker’s Healthcare, January 25, 2022

PPP's Rebekah Bernard responds to the article, saying: "If a fully trained physician... is considered inadequate to care for intensive care patients, how then can it be considered safe to allow NPs and PAs, with far less training, to fill that same role?"

By |2022-03-02T16:25:27+00:00March 2nd, 2022|General|0 Comments

Tennessee Physician Alert: Two Bills Have Returned to This Year’s Legislature – YOUR ACTION NEEDED NOW

Two harmful bills are advancing again in 2022 that would remove physician oversight for the state’s APRNs and eliminate requirements for PAs to have a formal relationship with a physician.

By |2022-02-06T19:51:41+00:00February 4th, 2022|General|0 Comments

“What Will Happen to ME?” – LEGAL and Medical Risks of Nonphysician Practitioner (NPP) Care

Legislation has allowed non-physician practitioners (NPPs) to independently diagnose patients, without physician supervision. HOWEVER, consumer protection laws have not kept up with this trend.

By |2022-02-02T13:27:35+00:00February 2nd, 2022|General|0 Comments
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