Pennsylvania Department of State  
PENNSYLVANIA STATE BOARD OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

April 2010 www.dos.state.pa.us
BOARD MEETING DATES
March 23, 2010
April 27, 2010
May 25, 2010
June 22, 2010
July 27, 2010

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Disciplinary Actions
A listing of disciplinary or corrective measures taken by the 29 professional licensing boards and commissions, Charitable Organizations and Notaries Public.
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Governor's Newsletter
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Newsletter Archive
View past issues of board newsletters on the Department of State Web site.
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Recent Nursing Regulations Have Impact on Physicians
Regulations approved in December by the State Board of Nursing related to the scope of practice of Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners (CRNPs) have an effect on physicians who have or are considering a working relationship with a nurse practitioner.  The regulations governing CRNPs, including those with prescriptive authority, require the CRNP to provide such services within their scope of practice, within their national specialty certification, and “in collaboration with a licensed physician.”

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Physician Competence and Cognitive Problems

By Stephen L. Schwartz, M.D., board member

The ability of physicians to provide clinically competent, high-quality care has long been a concern of physicians, their patients and of the public at large. As physicians we are not immune to the effects of aging and disease, and neither are our professional skills.


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2010 Medical License Renewals, Address Updates

Important information about 2010 license renewals and updating your contact information.

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Pennsylvania State Board of Occupational Therapy Education and Licensure
P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
717.783.1389 | ST-MEDICINE@pa.gov
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