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.


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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