These advisory opinions are made available to assist our licensees in obtaining information regarding the Board's opinion on certain matters.
These opinions are based upon the Board's review of a defined set of circumstances provided by the requesting party, and are consistent with the rules and law at the time that the opinion was requested.
While we make every attempt to make sure the advisory opinions are still reflective of the Board's views, these documents are provided as guidance only, and we would encourage our licensees to make a formal request of the Board in the event there remain questions or concerns.
Attorney General Advisory Opinion re Death Certificates April 24, 2023
Implantation of Hormone Pellets by Nurse Practitioners March 2023
Physician Delegation of Chemotherapy Compounding (December 13, 2021)
Telemedicine in Louisiana - Standard of Care (February 23, 2018)
Application of the Medical Marijuana Rules (October 5, 2017)
Physician Practice; Signing off on Testing Result (January 10, 2017)
Podiatry; Procedural Sedation; Podiatry Surgical Procedures (August 2, 2016)
RN Assistance in Performance of Regional Block (March 1, 2016)
PA Without Precriptive Authority-Ordering Medication in an Inpatient Setting (April 14, 2014)
Podiatry Scope of Practice-Epidermal Autograft (April 7, 2014)
Scope of Respiratory Care PICC; Venous Line Insertion; Drawing Venous Blood (Jan 22, 2014)
Administration of Drugs/Immunizations by Unlicensed Personnel (July 18, 2012)
Physician Delegation of Medication Administration (Jan 15, 2008)
Medical Necessity Review Officer, Unauthorized Practice of Medicine (May 24, 2007)
Therapeutic/Automatic Substitutions of Medication (Sept. 12, 2000)
Respiratory Therapy; Delivery of Home Medical Equipment (March 16, 1999 *REV (June 10, 2013)