APNs May Soon Be Able to Dispense Narcotic Drugs for Maintenance or Detoxification Treatment

The State Board of Nursing has proposed regulations which affect the statute permitting APNs to dispense narcotic drugs for maintenance or detoxification treatment.

Provided the APNs collaborating physician is not required to meet the federal training and registration requirements otherwise imposed by the administrative code, and the collaborating physician provides written approval for the APN to dispense such drugs, the APN will be so authorized. To learn more, contact Romanowsky Law today. (973) 451-1116.