Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist (NP / CNS), Veterans Care

Medical Directive ID: 
Lead Contact Person: 
Judy Tigert RN (EC), MScN
Physician/Nurse Lead: 
Dr. Richard Pawliszyn
Family Medicine - Veterans Care
Approval By: 
Medical Advisory Committee
Original Effective Date: 
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Revised Date: 
Friday, March 15, 2019
To Be Reviewed Date: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
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 advanced specialty knowledge, the NP/CNS in the Veteran’s 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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SurnameKnown ByDate Signed
AkterParvinJun 12 2019 05:26:46:870PM
ChawlaVirendraHave Not Signed
NizamiTariqNov 21 2019 01:30:11:967PM
PawliszynRichardJun 11 2019 09:59:01:193AM