One educational strategy to address this challenge is the use of high-fidelity patient simulation (HFPS), which allows APRN
students to develop critical thinking skills with a wide variety of patient scenarios, including low-frequency and complex clinical emergency situations, without risk for student or patient.
In order to lawfully delegate medication administration, the APRN
must first apply for and obtain from the state nursing board a certificate of authority to prescribe drugs.
In May, I convened the first Georgia APRN
Although the definition of APRN
was simple in its original incarnation, the rapid expansion of patient needs and variety as well as demands for care providers has led to a proliferation of definitions for the APRN
, leading to confusion when defining the role and practice of an APRN
This bill also proposed that the APRNs
separate from the nursing board, and NOT join the Board of Medicine; they proposed to create their own self-governing APRN
June Benoit, APRN
, FNP will be joining the ANA Monthly Health, Safety, & Wellness Conference Calls/ Webinars.
The four domains of APRN
practice include: evaluation of patients; diagnosis; ordering & interpretation of diagnostic tests; and initiation and management of treatments, including prescribing of medications.
She accurately described the laws governing APRN
scope of practice across the United States, as a "crazy quilt" that "makes no logical sense.
Deanna Babb, DNP, APRN
, FNP, provided highlights of key issues identified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a policy paper on March 12 stating that state legislators should be cautious when evaluating proposals to limit the scope of practice of APRNs
since such proposals may reduce competition that benefits consumers.
12/2012 Survey developed and is now open for responses to determine APRN
practice barriers, identify resources, interest and practice stories to be used in PR materials.
In January 2011, the Affiliate petitioned the Maryland State Board of Nursing (MBON) to assist in the development of Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) regulations to recognize the Maryland CNS for APRN