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ETH-028: Legitimate Medical Orders or Valid Prescriptions

Legitimate Medical Orders or Valid Prescriptions: The Wisconsin Medical Society believes that non-physician clinicians/ pharmacists not be able to ignore legitimate medical orders or valid prescriptions written by physicians. Nonphysician clinicians/pharmacists who find this morally objectionable must provide patients with information on where these orders or prescriptions can be filled. (HOD, 0416)