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"APRNs may supervise MAs, but APRNs may not delegate nursing tasks to MAs. MAs may not work under the APRN's license. MAs may only do invasive tasks, such as injections or any procedures, when a physician or physician assistant (PA) is on-site when the MA is performing the task. The MA is working under the phsyician's or PA's license who is resposible for and who is delegating to the MA.
An APRN may 'supervise' an MA as long as the MA is only doing things like vital signs, weights, or putting the patient in a room in aticipation of the visit with the APRN, physician, or PA.
MAs may implement the orders written by an APRN that include the administration of medication or injections, etc., but MAs may only do those delegated tasks if the physician or PA is on-site..." ... See MoreSee Less