Physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals have requirements and resources for professionals who are impaired. A Professional Assistance Program provides an alternative to losing one's license for the impaired professional who gets treatment and complies with their guidelines. The Tennessee Medical Foundation (TMF) serves to assist impaired physicians. Additional information about their services can be accessed through the following links:
Tennessee Professional Assistance Program
Nurses, EMTs, paramedics, respiratory therapists, physician assistants, occupational therapists, physical therapists and laboratory technicians, and others healthcare specialists may seek advocacy through the Tennessee Professional Assistance Program – TN-PAP.