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Scope of Practice

Scope Of Practice - General

The WSMA opposes efforts for non-physician practitioners to expand the scope of their practice to include additional services currently performed by physicians, in the absence of either commensurate education and supervised training requirements, or a demonstrable and compelling societal need. (Res C-20, A-19)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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