During the COVID-19 emergency, to address the potential deficit of available practitioners to treat patients coming into hospitals, various advanced care practitioners including nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurse anesthetists were given the authority by Executive Order to practice without physician supervision. 

The goal of this survey is to assess physician experience of the quality of care delivered by these advanced care practitioners during the emergency. 

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* 1. How would you assess, generally, the quality of patient care provided by advanced care practitioners while practicing independently during the pandemic?

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* 2. Have you worked alongside independently practicing advanced care practitioners since the start of the pandemic?

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* 3. If your answer to question #2 is yes, were you aware of any instances where an advanced care practitioner made an error while practicing independently during the crisis?

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* 4. If your answer to #3 is yes, do you believe the error(s) were preventable had the advanced care practitioner had physician supervision/oversight?   

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* 5. Do you believe the Governor should continue or end the Executive Order that waived statutory physician supervision requirements of various advanced care practitioners? 

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* 6. What is your specialty?

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* 7. What region of the State do you practice? 

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* 8. Do you wish to offer any comments? 

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