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Thank you time. Can a Registered Nurse perform an gh

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Hello and thank you for your time.
Can a Registered Nurse perform an high resolution anoscopy and collect biopsies or must you be a mid-level provider or MD?
Thank you,
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 7 months ago.


A nurse can not do this.

A nurse might assist the doctor during the procedure.

But on her own, no.

GI doctor. Or, MD trained with demonstrated competency.

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