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  • How Should 'Scribes' Be Used? A nurse practitioner who has been offered a 'scribe' asks about the legal ramifications of this assistance. The rules for the use of scribes by any licensed provider are found here.
  • Legal Risks of Delegating Informed Consent to an NP or PA Some physicians delegate all or part of the informed consent process to their nurse practitioner or physician assistant. But this could create problems for the physician.
 

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