Nurse Practitioner / Clinical Nurse Specialist – Breast Surgery

Medical Directive ID: 
SRG-2015-003
Lead Contact Person: 
Patricia Baruth, Nurse Practitioner / Clinical Nurse Specialist
Physician/Nurse Lead: 
Dr. Muriel Brackstone, Director, Breast Surgery Program
Program: 
Surgery - General Surgery
Approval By: 
Medical Advisory Committee
Original Effective Date: 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Revised Date: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
To Be Reviewed Date: 
Saturday, March 9, 2019
This Medical Directive Applies to the following sites: 
St. Joseph’s
This Medical Directive Applies to the following patient population: 
Out-Patients
Adults
Order: 

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Nurse Practitioner (NP) Diagnostic and Prescriptive Authority:

NPs in Ontario have the following diagnostic and prescriptive authority:

http://www.cno.org/en/learn-about-standards-guidelines/list-of-all-publications/amended-drug-laboratory-and-diagnostic-test-lists/

 

With her advanced specialty knowledge, the NP/CNS in the Breast Care Program require 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.

Click the link to view the entire medical directive in detail: 

Signatures

SurnameKnown ByDate Signed
BrackstoneMurielApr 28 2016 12:03:53:817PM
DaviesWardApr 8 2016 08:37:02:800AM
LatosinskyStevenApr 17 2016 11:06:49:767AM
SaettlerElizabethApr 11 2016 10:17:33:167AM