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1Policy & Advocacy week 5 DiscussionNotably, the APRN board of nursing regulations differs between different states in theUnited States of America. Each APRN is obligated to learn and understand the variousregulations guiding their scope of practice, and regulative criteria for care provision practicesdiffer for APRNs in different states despite having the same title and educational attainment(National Commission on Correctional Health Care, n.d.). For one to be identified as a legalhealth practitioner, one must meet the requirements for being licensed in that discipline andadhere to the rules, and the regulations governing the profession for the security of the clientsserved (National Commission on Correctional Health Care, n.d.). A distinction in the scope andregulative practice criteria is witnessed for APRNs practicing in the state of Maryland andMichigan.In Maryland, the APRNs are required to engage in a collaborative practice with asupervising physician for one and half years before they can practice independently. In their careprocesses, they must collaborate and consult with the supervising physician (MBON, n.d.). The

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