While all health care professionals play a critical role as part of the health care team, only physicians are qualified to lead the team. Using nonphysicians as a quick fix to fill workplace shortages lowers the standard of care and shortchanges Texas patients.
TMA Reups Opposition to “Broad, Sweeping” Scope Creep in Federal Legislation
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TMA Decries Scope Bills That Would Allow Nurses to Practice Independently
Legislative Priority #1: Scope of Practice Encroachments, Graduate Medical Education Funding
TMA Joins Fight Against Scope Creep in “Sweeping” Federal Legislation
Nonphysician Practitioners, Third Edition
Health Information Sharing: Interoperability and Information Blocking Regulations
Delegation of Duties
Scope of Practice: TMA Legislative Recommendations
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