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Ohio Senate referrals to committee: HB 39 INHALER USE (Duffey, M., DeVitis, T…

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Ohio Senate referrals to committee:

HB 39
INHALER USE (Duffey, M., DeVitis, T.) To permit schools and camps to procure and use a metered dose inhaler or dry powdered inhaler used to alleviate asthmatic symptoms in accordance with prescribed policies and to exempt them from licensing requirements related to the possession of these inhalers.

HB 40
MEDICAL BOARD (Gonzales, A., Dever, J.) To authorize the State Medical Board to impose fines rather than licensing ...

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Referred to Committee today in the Ohio House of Representatives Health & Aging…

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Referred to Committee today in the Ohio House of Representatives

Health & Aging
HB 124
STD PRESCRIPTIONS (Johnson, T., Huffman, S.) Regarding the authority to prescribe without examination a drug for a sexual partner of a patient diagnosed with chlamydia, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis.

Insurance
HB 127
PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS (Brown, T., Cera, J.) To regulate pharmacy benefit managers.

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Introduced today at the statehouse…. HB124 VENEREAL DISEASES-PRESCRIPTION AUT…

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Introduced today at the statehouse….

HB124 VENEREAL DISEASES-PRESCRIPTION AUTHORITY (Johnson, T) Regarding the authority to prescribe without examination a drug for a sexual partner of a patient diagnosed with chlamydia, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis.

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Information about the new SmartRx program, which provides education about safely…

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Information about the new SmartRx program, which provides education about safely prescribing controlled drugs.


New push for doctors to accept responsibility for state’s pain pill problem
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He thought he was doing everything right, but it turned out Dr. Robert Turner was wrong. He was so wrong, in fact, that the State Medical Board suspended the Columbus orthopedist’s medical license for six months in 2013 for, among ...

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Legislation introduced today…. HB127 PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS (Rep. Tim…

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Legislation introduced today….

HB127 PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS
(Rep. Tim Brown, Rep. Jack Cera)
To regulate pharmacy benefit managers.

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Another interesting report regarding issues with restricting APRN practice http:…

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Another interesting report regarding issues with restricting APRN practice
http://chpir.org/_homepage-content/completed-projects/economic-benefits-of-less-restrictive-regulation-of-advanced-practice-registered-nurses-in-north-carolina/


Economic Benefits of Less Restrictive Regulation of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses in North…
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CHPIR faculty member Christopher J. Conover recently completed a report titled Economic Benefits of Less Restrictive Regulation of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses in North Carolina.

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New Report Projects Nursing Shortage as Older Population Grows A recent Georget…

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New Report Projects Nursing Shortage as Older Population Grows

A recent Georgetown University report projects a shortage of 193,000 nursing professionals in the next five years due to an inadequate education system and greater demand for health care from an aging population and the Affordable Care Act is also contributing to the increase in demand for nurses by expanding health insurance coverage to millions of Americans. The report projections show that 1.6 million jobs will open up in the next ...

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New Study Offers Solutions to the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) Shortage A…

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New Study Offers Solutions to the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) Shortage

According to a new study, PNP programs will need to increase the PNP specialization rate, increase PNP certification examination passing rates and increase the annual growth rate of enrollment for PNP master’s programs in order to meet the impending demand for PNPs. The study researchers note that the demand for PNPs is steadily increasing due to an increase in low birth weights from delayed childbearing; an increase in the ...

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Nurses' Day at the Statehouse. Legislative advocacy in action.

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Nurses’ Day at the Statehouse. Legislative advocacy in action.

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Presenting at Statehouse Day

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Presenting at Statehouse Day

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