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LACE PresentationOlguine Theard-CheryChamberlain College of NursingLeadership and Role of the APN-Dr. Lane
The present paper focuses on differences between LACE considerations in diverse states continuity between state regulatory boardsAn issue of independent NP practice in Virginia
LACE considerations in California (“Advanced Practice Nurse Requirements in California”, n.d.)Licensure: renewal of advanced practice certificates coincides with renewal of RN licenses. Automatic renewal is possible. Accreditation: the Board provides a list of approved programs for accreditation in California. Certification: licensure as RN is obligatory to be certified; only one certification scenario for a nurse anesthetist.Education: each graduate-level advanced specialty area has particular requirements, namely, NA, NP, NMW, CNS, and PMH.
LACE considerations in Washington (“Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Requirements in Washington”, n.d.)Licensure: application is required within a graduation year. Accreditation: via an agency approved by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation as well as the U.S. Department of EducationCertification: a national certification examination is required.