NP / Clinical Nurse Specialist - Specialized Geriatric Services

Medical Directive ID: 
Lead Contact Person: 
Rob Mackenzie, RH(EC), MScN
Physician/Nurse Lead: 
Dr. Jennie Wells, Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Medicine / Geriatric Medicine
Approval By: 
Medical Advisory Committee
Original Effective Date: 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Revised Date: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
To Be Reviewed Date: 
Sunday, October 11, 2020
This Medical Directive Applies to the following sites: 
St. Joseph’s
Parkwood Institute - Main Building
Mt Hope
This Medical Directive Applies to the following patient population: 


**This directive is a renewal and replaces directive #MED-2014-018**

Nurse Practitioners (NP) in Ontario have the following diagnostic and prescriptive authority:

With advanced specialty knowledge, the NP / Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in the Specialized Geriatric Services Program requires medical directives only for additional diagnostic and prescriptive authority which falls outside this jurisdiction, to provide timely and appropriate care as outlined in Appendix 1.

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SurnameKnown ByDate Signed
BorrieMichaelNov 7 2017 02:58:52:110PM
BrymerChristopherNov 28 2017 04:12:41:810PM
DasguptaMonidipaNov 16 2017 11:05:03:690AM
DiachunLauraJan 15 2018 11:36:51:090AM
KaneSheri-LynnFeb 4 2018 08:30:21:760AM
Montero OdassoManuelDec 20 2017 12:44:07:363PM
TaabazuingMary-MargaretDec 3 2017 12:57:31:890PM
ThainJennyNov 1 2017 08:38:40:437AM
WellsJennieNov 1 2017 09:29:48:520AM