Determine your states practice environment color – green, yellow, or red.
Discuss how your states is an independent practice or practice restricted state.
Describe the prescriptive authority for your state.
(For California Students) Review the CA Standardize Procedures requirement of NPs and discussion the meaning of Standardize Procedures (California BRN – Standardized Procedures Guideline) .
(For States other than California Students) Identify one (1) barrier to practice and a strategy to address the removal of the identified barrier.
Review the American Association for Nurse Practitioners ‘State Practice Environment’ Map and determine your states color – green, yellow, or red.
Review a second time the Nurse Practice Act in your State for Advanced Practice to assist you in answering the questions in the discussion.
Due: Saturday, 11:59 pm PT
Length: A minimum of 250 words, not including references
Citations: At least one high-level scholarly reference in APA from within the last 5 years
Due: Monday, 11:59 pm PT
Number: A Minimum of 2 to Peer Posts, at least one on a different day than the main post
Length: A minimum of 150 words per post, not including references
Citations: At least one high-level scholarly reference in APA per post from within the last 5 years
Discussion: Respond to Posts in Your Own Thread
See USU NUR Discussion Board Rubric for additional details and point weighting.