LACE•Licensure-the ability to practice in ones’ state. •Accreditation-the process of evaluating schools of nursing and their programs nationwide. •Certification- evaluation of an individual’s knowledge, skills and abilities in a specialty. •Education-advanced-practice educational programs at the master’s post-master’s and doctoral levels.
LACE WASHINGTON•L- Hold both Rn and NP license (not part of nurse compact legislature)•A- accredited by a national nursing accreditation body recognized by the United States Department of Education•C- Only four certification organizations (ANCC, AANP, OBGYN/NEONATE, PEDS)•E- complete an approved advanced practice program.•Graduate Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (GARNP) through interim permit•Clinical nurse specialists are not licensed
LACE ILLINOIS•L-Hold both Rn and NP license (pending nurse compact legislature)•A-