Asked by: Jeffery Cisze
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Can an ARNP prescribe narcotics?

The answer is a resounding YES! Nurse practitioners can prescribe medication, including controlled substances, in all 50 states and Washington DC. In these areas, NPs can autonomously prescribe medications, including highly regulated Schedule II-V substances, without physician supervision.

Regarding this, can Arnp prescribe narcotics in Florida?

Florida is one of the two states that does not allow advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs) to prescribe controlled substances such as narcotics. Provided the ARNPs protocol with her or his supervising physicians allows it, the ARNP may prescribe other medications which are not controlled substances.

Also, what states can nurse practitioners prescribe narcotics? As of 2017, according to the AMA's nurse practitioner prescriptive authority, states that allow nurse practitioner's prescriptive authority for drugs falling into schedule II:
  • Alabama - *With a special permit approved by the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners (ALBME)
  • Alaska.
  • Arizona.
  • California.
  • Colorado.
  • Connecticut.

Beside above, what medications can nurse practitioners not prescribe?

Under federal law, NPs are not authorized to prescribe the following controlled substances:

  • opium (such as opium and belladonna suppository)
  • coca leaves (such as cocaine)
  • anabolic steroids except testosterone (NPs are authorized to prescribe testosterone).

Can a PA prescribe narcotics?

PAs cannot prescribe narcotics or controlled substances under any circumstance. Physician Assistants help increase patient throughput. A very experienced PA practices autonomously, requiring very little direct supervision.

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