Nurse Practitioner /Clinical Nurse Specialist Complex Continuing Care

Medical Directive ID: 
Lead Contact Person: 
Diana Yates, Nurse Practitioner
Physician/Nurse Lead: 
Stephen Wetmore, M.D., Chief of Family Medicine
Complex Continuing Care, Parkwood Institute
Approval By: 
Medical Advisory Committee
Original Effective Date: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Revised Date: 
Monday, May 2, 2016
To Be Reviewed Date: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019
This Medical Directive Applies to the following sites: 
Parkwood Institute - Main Building
This Medical Directive Applies to the following patient population: 

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Diagnostic and Prescriptive Authority:

NPs in Ontario have the following diagnostic and prescriptive authority:

With her advanced specialty knowledge, the NP/Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in the Complex Care 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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