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The Nurse Will See You Now…

The Nurse Will See You Now…

More nurses could be seeing more patients across Wisconsin under one of the latest plans at the state Capitol.

A Senate panel yesterday listened to hours of testimony on a plan to give advanced practice nurses more freedom and more authority. The idea is to allow APRNs, as they are known, to work without the direct supervision of a doctor and to allow them to prescribe medicine. Nurses say it’s a way to give patients more healthcare options. Some of the state’s doctor’s groups worry it’ll push doctors aside.

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