Prescription Privileges

Exploring the future of prescription authority for psychologists.

Prescription Privileges for Psychologists: The Foundation for an Expanded Vision

Prescription Privileges for Psychologists: The Foundation for an Expanded Vision by Pat DeLeon, former APA President – Division 12 Federal Involvement: On November 30, 1984, at the Hawaii Psychological Association (HPA) annual convention, U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye urged the membership to amend their state practice act to allow them to independently utilize drugs where appropriate…

THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT

THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT by Pat DeLeon, former APA President – Hawaii Psychological Association One of the fundamental objectives of President Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is to fulfill the “triple aim” — that is, to improve the patient experience of care (including quality and satisfaction); improve the health of populations; and reduce…