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Information about LPN, RN, and APRN scope of practice, decision making guidelines, advisory rulings, and the Nursing Practice Advisory Panel.
Information about APRN practice and clinical categories.
Prescriptive authority is the ability for an APRN (except a non-psychiatric CNS) to issue written or oral prescriptions or medication orders.
Several Massachusetts laws and regulations have specific requirements for nurses to report suspected patient abuse, child abuse, elder abuse, and abuse of a disabled person to their respective divisions in State Government.