Education Required for Addiction Counselor Credentialing

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Licensed Professional Counselor Ability to Diagnose

No data available on licensed professional counselors ability to diagnose.

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Number of Nurse Practitioners Prescribing Buprenorphine

As of August 2018, no NPs in Puerto Rico have received a federal waiver to treat opioid dependency with buprenorphine-containing products. NPs in Puerto Rico do not have the authority to prescribe buprenorphine-containing products.

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Number of Physician Assistants Prescribing Buprenorphine

As of August 2018, no PAs in Puerto Rico have received a federal waiver to treat opioid dependency with buprenorphine-containing products.

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Peer Support Specialist Certification or Credentialing Authority

No data available for the certification of peer support specialists.

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Practice Authority

NPs may provide health care services in collaboration with a licensed physician and must have a collaborative agreement and practice protocols.

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Prescriptive Authority

NPs may prescribe medication, including Schedule III-V controlled substances in collaboration with a physician.

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Nurse Practitioner as a Primary Care Provider

NPs are not explicitly recognized in policy as primary care providers.

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Authority to perform ophthalmic procedures

Information not currently available.

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Injectable Authority

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Prescription of controlled substances

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Dental Hygienists with Direct Access

Puerto Rico does not allow dental hygienists to practice with direct access.

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Dental Therapists

Dental therapists are not recognized as an oral health provider.

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Practice of Teledentistry

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Administration of COVID-19 Vaccine

Information is not currently available.

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Prescription Adaptation

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Prescription of Hormonal Contraceptives

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Prescription of Tobacco Cessation Aids

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Supervision Requirements

PAs are not currently licensed in Puerto Rico.

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Prescriptive Authority for Physician Assistants

PAs are not currently licensed in Puerto Rico.

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Scope of Practice Determination

PAs are not currently licensed in Puerto Rico.

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Most Recent Puerto Rico SOP Legislative Search Results

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