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Sen. Hernandez: Expand nurse practitioner duties

An influential state lawmaker is once again seeking to expand the “scope of practice” for California’s nurse practitioners, despite strong objections from the state’s leading medical organization. State Senator Ed Hernandez, D-West Covina, has reintroduced legislation that would allow nurse

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Lawmakers seek to limit Obamacare fallout

As the Assembly returns to work this week, California legislators are looking at expanding the “scope of practice” for California’s para-professional medical practitioners — nurses, licensed vocational nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants — along with optometrists and pharmacists. Three

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