Scope of Practice Issues in Public Health Emergencies
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. (n.d.). Scope of Practice Issues in Public Health Emergencies.
This fact sheet discusses the mechanisms used by states to modify healthcare worker scope of practice during emergencies and analyzes the types of activities and control measures associated with modified scope of practice. It provides an example of how prescription authority was expanded to include pharmacists and EMS providers during the H1N1 epidemic.