Oregon nurse practitioners can now perform vasectomies

Unclear what training will be required.

Vasectomies are generally safe, but complications happen in an estimated 1 to 2 percent of cases. When they do, Dr. Andrew Neeb, a urologist with Urology Specialists of Oregon in Bend, said it’s important that the provider knows how to fix the problem, especially if it requires emergency surgery.

Source: Oregon nurse practitioners can now perform vasectomies; Unclear what training will be required