Issuing Entity: Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.
Description: A women's health care nurse practitioner (WHCNP) may treat the male partner of the infected female patient. However, it is not within the scope of practice for a WHCNP to treat male dermatology or genital dermatology conditions.
Effective Date: September 12, 2003.
Contact Person: Chuck Cumiskey, Nurse Practice Manager, Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission, Department of Health, P.O. Box 47864, Olympia, WA 98504-7864, (360) 236-4725.