Review your state’s process for obtaining prescriptive authority and associated fees (Georgia)
Review the DEA website and review the process for obtaining a DEA number and associated fees.
Review and select one of the following case studies and analyze the provider information:
Case Study One: Lori, FNP-BC, is a new graduate and has recently passed her certification exam. She has just been hired to work for a Primary Care Clinic as a nurse practitioner in a small town. She will be working with one physician at one site.
Case study Two: James, FNP-BC, works with a physician who specializes in pain control. He works in several clinics in the large urban city where he practices as nurse practitioner.
Write 1 to 2 pages
Post a brief summary of the case study you selected and an explanation of the appropriate prescriptive authority and DEA registration process needed for the case study you selected. Then, explain the safe prescribing practices that these providers should use for these settings.
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