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Governor signs bill giving nurse practitioners more autonomy

(AP) Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill allowing most nurse practitioners to gain the autonomy to practice without a physician’s oversight. Northam’s spokesman said April 5 the governor had signed the measure sponsored by Republican Del. Roxann Robinson. A statement from the ...

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Bill would give Virginia nurse practitioners more autonomy

RICHMOND (AP) Most Virginia nurse practitioners could gain the autonomy to practice without a physician’s oversight if Gov. Ralph Northam signs a bill the General Assembly passed with near-unanimous support. The measure would allow most types of nurse practitioners with five ...

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