The Distance from Evil: Taking Nurse Practitioner As Physician
It is the core of medical treatments to diagnose, to give prescriptions, to perform surgeries, to have anesthetic and to make medical records. It would be the crime of the fake doctor according to paragraph 28 of Physicians Act if the agency for the above medical treatments had no medical license. A judgement about the crime of the fake doctor would be introduced in this essay, in which a nurse practitioner gave prescriptions to patients under the authority of the director of the hospital and both of them committed the crime of fake doctor. The legal issue like the concepts of the crime of the fake doctor, medical practice, the scope of practice of nurse practitioner and coconspirator, ect. would be discussed in this essay.