Expanding Scope of Practice
This session focuses on emergency measures states can take to remove certain restrictions on the scope of practice of a variety of health professions, as a strategy to maximize the current workforce capacity.
The COVID-19 crisis makes the basic principle of having all personnel working at the top of their education and license especially urgent, both as a way to enhance efficiency and to reduce frustration among health care team members. Panelists review changes that should be considered and then discuss executive orders already issued by governors in ten states. READ SUMMARY