Nurse Practitioner - Clinical Neuroscience - Neurology Program

Medical Directive ID: 
CNS-2015-003
Lead Contact Person: 
Breeda O'Farrell
Physician/Nurse Lead: 
Dr. Michael Nicolle, Chief, Division of Neurology
Program: 
Clinical Neurological Sciences (CNS)
Approval By: 
Medical Advisory Committee
Original Effective Date: 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Revised Date: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
To Be Reviewed Date: 
Sunday, October 11, 2020
This Medical Directive Applies to the following sites: 
LHSC-UH
LHSC-VH
This Medical Directive Applies to the following patient population: 
In-Patients
Out-Patients
Order: 

 

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Diagnostic and Prescriptive Authority:

NPs in Ontario are authorized to order the following diagnostic tests:

•X-rays of the chest, ribs, arm (includes shoulder and elbow), wrist, hand, leg (includes hip andknee), ankle and foot, as well as mammography –– includes specific views (e.g., coned)

•Diagnostic ultrasound of the abdomen, pelvis and breast –– includes specific views (e.g., of aspecific organ), techniques (e.g., transvaginal) or indications (e.g., pregnancy) within theseanatomical regions

•Electrocardiograms in non-urgent, non-acute circumstances

•Spirometry

http://www.cno.org/en/learn-about-standards-guidelines/list-of-all-publi...

Due to advanced specialty scope of practice, NP’s in the Clinical Neurosciences Centre (CNS)- Neurology program at London Health Sciences Centre- University Hospital (LHSC-UH) and Victoria Hospital (LHSC-VH) require 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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MorrowSarahNov 2 2017 07:20:37:227AM
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NicolleMichaelDec 21 2017 02:35:53:317PM
PasternakStephenNov 5 2017 07:51:38:747PM
ShoesmithChristenNov 13 2017 11:29:14:547AM
SpenceDavidNov 2 2017 04:49:49:183AM
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StrongMichaelNov 12 2017 05:04:20:813PM
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