Definitions, Agreements, and Delegation
This CME course provides physicians with information and context for supervising advanced practice providers. Topics include legal responsibilities, scope of practice, delegation protocols, and prescriptive authority.
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
- identify the types of advance practice providers, including education and licensure;
- summarize the physician's responsibilities when supervising an advanced practice provider;
- discuss the difference between delegation protocols and a Prescriptive Authority Agreement; and
- define the requirements of delegating prescriptive authority to an advanced practice provider.
TMLT policyholders who complete this program may earn a 3% discount that will be applied to their next eligible policy period.
The Texas Medical Liability Trust designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM and 1 credit in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.