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main difference I found during my readings is that they are qualified and have the authority to legally administer anesthesia without the direct supervision of an anesthesiologist in all 50 states (DeNisco & Barker, 2015). When it comes to the dollar sign, CRNAs are the highest paid among the four APRNs. Certified nurse-midwives (CNM) is the final of the four APRNs that will be discussed. According to DeNisco and Barker (2015), CNMs are licensed, independent providers who have the authority to prescribe medications in all 50 states. They too have graduated at the master's degree level and successfully passed a national certification exam. The role of a CNM is to provide a full range of primary health care services to women, including gynecologic care, family planning services, preconception care, prenatal and postpartum care, childbirth, and care of the newborn (Cahill et al., 2014). References:Cahill, M., Alexander, M., & Gross, L. (2014). The 2014 NCSBN consensus report on APRN regulation. Journal of Nursing Regulation, 4(4), 5-12. doi:10.1016/S2155-8256(15)30111-3DeNisco, S.M., & Barker, A. M. (2015). Advanced practice nursing: Essential knowledge for the profession (3rd ed.). Retrieved from (Links to an external site.)Links to an externalsite.