Advanced Practice Provider Toolkits

Advanced Practice Providers (APP) such as Physician Assistants (PAs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are professionals trained, certified, and licensed to perform such functions as physical examination, history taking, diagnosis, and treatment of commonly encountered medical problems under the supervision of a licensed physician. In this way, they may be said to extend the physician’s capacity to provide care. According to the AMA Guidelines for Medical Health Care Teams, physicians must be responsible and have authority for initiating and implementing quality control programs for the APP delivering medical care in integrated practices. Select from the available state-specific Advanced Practice Provider Toolkits to find the answers to yo...
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