Week 1 TD 2 - How does your state define the role and scope of the CNP Provide a correctly formatted citation for your reference resource Defining the

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How does your state define the role and scope of the CNP? Provide a correctly formatted citation for your reference resource. Defining the role and scope of the CNP differs from state to state. While CNPs can open their own practice in some states, other states place restrictions to their practice limiting what a CNP is allowed to do on their own. NPs in those states are working hard to get full practice authority. Our reading this week provided us with a State-by-State definition of Nurse Practitioners which was interesting to read. My current State (California) defines the role of the CNP as “a registered nurse who possesses additional preparation and skills in physical diagnosis, psycho-social assessment, and management of health-illness needs in primary health care, and who has been prepared in a program conforming to board standards as specified in section 1484” (CA Board of Registered Nursing, 1998; Buppert, 2015, p.18). When it comes to the scope of practice in California, NPs don’t have an additional scope
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  • Winter '16
  • Melissa, Rubio
  • Registered nurse, CNP, standardized procedures, California Board of Registered Nursing

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