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NPs and PAs unsure about participating in medical aid in dying. A significant number of advanced practice professionals (APPs; specifically, NPs and physician assistants) are uncertain about participating in medical aid in dying (MAID), according to a study in the October JAMA Network Open. MAID involves prescribing life-ending medication to terminally ill patients with less than six months of life expectancy. It is an increasingly accepted practice in European countries and Canada and is becoming more common in the United States. Ten states and the District of Columbia have passed laws permitting MAID under a range of conditions. In 2021, New Mexico became the first state to pass legislation giving MAID prescription authority to APPs, and other states with MAID laws are considering doing the same. Yet, in a recent survey of 77 APPs working at a comprehensive cancer center in Washington State, only 51% of respondents reported willingness to prescribe or consult about the medications, while 40% were uncertain, and 9% were not willing to participate. Despite these varied responses, 91% of respondents supported the legalization of MAID.