Discussion Part Two (graded) A clear definition for the various roles of CNM, CNP, CNS, and CRNA has been convoluted by various state definitions that confuse the roles and often obscure their intended meaning. Such state definitions reveal further confusion with regard to role separation, competency, emphasis, approach, and variation. This misunderstanding extends to nurse educators, providers, reimbursement, and even the public. The lack of clarity regarding initial role preparation versus current certification serves to further frustrate accreditors, consumers, and employers alike. Discussion question:How does your state define the role and scope of the CNP? Provide a correctly formatted citation for your reference resource. Professor and class,According to Buppert (2015), Nurse Practitioners (NPs) generally provide services to include examining, diagnosing, treating, prescribing medications, ordering and interpreting tests, educating, and counseling patients. A list of services that a NP is legallyallowed to provide can most often be found in the nurse practice act for the state where the NP is practicing (Buppert, 2015). However, the state of Michigan does not have a
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