Barrier to Practice.docx - What are the barriers to APN practice identified in the article Describe these barriers in your own words What are your

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What are the barriers to APN practice identified in the article? Describe these barriers in your own words. What are your impression of the barriers to APN Practice? (Are you surprised by these barriers? Is this new information to you? Have you ever been involved at the legislative level in nursing? Do these barriers concern you or motivate you toward becoming an APN?) Do these barriers represent Restraint of Trade? Why, or why not? Your thoughts on how nurses can influence these barriers. According to the article from Hain and Fleck (2014) State licensure is a barrier to Advanced practice nursing (APN) due to only one-third of the states allowing APN’s to practice to their full extent. I currently reside in the State of Florida so I was pretty aware of the restrictions within my state. It was important for me to know what I was going to be allowed to do when I was beginning my career because I plan to stay in this state for my future practice. Florida is definitely the most regulated and restricted state when it comes to the scope of practice for nurse practitioners (NP). All NP’s must be under the
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