LICENSING Requirements: Unrestricted, active RN license File Advanced Registered Nurse Application Non-refundable $125 application fee CNS are not licensed in this state (Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Requirements in Washington, n.d.) (License, Permits, and Certifications, n.d.)
EDUCATION AND ACCREDITATION Complete approved advanced practice program Out of state licensees in good standing and practiced during the previous 2 year period may be licensed on the basis of programs of a year or more Graduate degree is a requirement only for endorsement candidates who graduated 1995 or later 7 ours of HIV/AIDS training Prescriptive authority requires 30 CE in pharmacology within most recent 2 year period Programs are accredited through an agency recognized by Council on Higher Education Accreditation or the United States Department of Education (Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Requirements in Washington, n.d.) (Washington Scope of Practice Policy, 2019)
CERTIFICATION Pass national certification exam once requirements met: American Nurses Credentialing Center American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Pediatric Nursing Certification Board National Certification Corporation for Obstetric Gynecological and Neonatal Nursing Nurse Midwives certification through American Midwifery board CRNAs through National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Requirements in Washington, n.d.)
FLORIDA Considered a Restricted Practice State Limited Prescriptive authority Schedule II-IV medications Required to have written protocol in place between NP/PA and overseeing physician Independent practice is not allowed by NP or PA (Florida Scope of Practice Policy, 2019)
SHOULD FLORIDA CHANGE ITS POLICY? YES!! YES!! YES!!
CONGRUENCY AND CONTINUITY Consensus Model Increases mobility from state to state Public safety Continuity of care Education Governing bodies (APRN Consensus Model, 2019)
REFERENCES Additional certifications accepted for licensure as an advanced practice nurse (n.d.) Advanced practice registered nurse requirements in Illinois. (n.d.). Retrieved from Advanced practice registered nurse requirements in California. (n.d.). Retrieved from Advanced registered nurse practitioner requirements in Washington. (n.d.). Retrieved from
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