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Thank you for your time. Can a Registered Nurse perform an

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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,
Julie
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Hello

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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