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Adopt the consensus model to regulate APN practice in all states (Cahill, Alexander, & Gross, 2014).Grant full practice authority for nationwide (Gadbois, E. A., Miller, E. A., Tyler, D., & Intrator, O. (2015).
INDEPENDENT PRACTICE FOR APRNS?Nurse practitioners should be allowed to practice independentlyAdvantages: Increased access to healthcare (Ward, 2015)Fewer hospital admissions (Continuing Education, 2015). Improved health outcomes Enables opportunity for more frequent routine check ups (Gadbois, Miller, Tyler, & Intrator, 2015)
REFERENCESAdvanced Practice Nurse Requirements in California(n.d.) Retrieved fromAdvanced Practice Nursing Illinois (n.d.) Retrieved from Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Requirements in Washington (n.d.) Retrieved from: Cahill, M., Alexander, M., & Gross, L. (2014). Research-Article: The 2014 NCSBN consensus report on APRN regulation.