VA Nurse Practitioners Win One, Lose One

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced yesterday that nurse practitioners were granted the authority to act and order without the oversight of a physician. Opposition from the American Medical Association (AMA) did not deter the VA from amending its medical regulations to permit full practice authority of three roles of VA advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) when they are acting within the scope of their … Continue reading VA Nurse Practitioners Win One, Lose One