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Proper Use and Supervision of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists

Physicians must be aware of both the restrictions on scope of practice for certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) and their own responsibilities and liabilities in supervising CRNAs.

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Consider Liability Risks Before Permitting Individuals to “Shadow” Physicians

Before responding to a request to allow a high school or college student shadow you at an office or facility, consider the medical liability and patient safety risks.

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Use Diligence in Prescribing the New Oral Anticoagulants

While NOACs are considered to have certain advantages to warfarin, they also have disadvantages. MLMIC believes it is important for providers to be aware of the potential risks of prescribing any medication.

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PICC Line Concerns

It is the obligation of the original treating physician to appropriately follow up with the patient to arrange for removal of the PICC line.

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