Nurse Practitioner - Clinical Neurosciences - Neurology Program

Medical Directive ID: 
CNS-2015-001
Lead Contact Person: 
Cheryl Talbot
Physician/Nurse Lead: 
Dr. Michael Nicolle, Chief, Division of Neurology
Program: 
Clinical Neurological Sciences
Approval By: 
Medical Advisory Committee
Original Effective Date: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Revised Date: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
To Be Reviewed Date: 
Sunday, June 24, 2018
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
Adults
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 and knee), 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 a specific organ), techniques (e.g., transvaginal) or indications (e.g., pregnancy) within these anatomical regions
  • Electrocardiograms in non-urgent, non-acute circumstances
  • Spirometry

 

http://www.cno.org/en/learn-about-standards-guidelines/list-of-all-publications/amended-drug-laboratory-and-diagnostic-test-lists/

 

Due to advanced specialty scope of practice, NPs in the Clinical Neurosciences - 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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NicolleMichaelAug 10 2015 10:52:27:757AM
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