Nurses want to do their jobs without physician oversight

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 19, 2020 1:02 PM CT | Published: February 19, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Nurse practitioners and other advanced-practice nurses say mandatory supervision is a way for doctors to keep control. They have taken the battle to work without physician oversight, including prescribing drugs, to the Tennessee Legislature for the fourth time since 2014.

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Tennessee Nurses Association Tennessee Medical Association Dave Chaney Tina Gerardi
Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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