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Scope of Practice for Healthcare

You have just gotten a job at a hospital working in the reception area of the emergency department. You wonder what type of healthcare personnel will add documentation to a patient's medical record and what their scope of practice is that will provide a focus for charting.

Instructions

Do a web search using the key words "scope of practice." Based on your findings, describe the meaning of the term "scope of practice." Select a healthcare professional you might encounter on the cancer floor and provide examples of his/her scope of practice and types of documentation in a medical record. Include a discussion on licensing limitations for his/her practice.

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The Oncologist, the Cancer Floor ...

Solution Summary

The author defines and explains scope of practice and lists the scope of practice for oncologists along with their limitations.

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