NRNP 6568 Synthesis In ANP. To prepare:

Review practice agreements in your state.
Identify whether your state requires physician collaboration or supervision for nurse practitioners and, if so, what those requirements are.
Research the following:
How do you get certified and licensed in your state?
What is the application process for certification in your state?
What is the primary nurse licensure office resource website in your state?
How does your state define the scope of practice of a nurse practitioner?
What is included in your state’s practice agreement?
How do you get a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license?
How does your state describe a nurse practitioner’s controlled-substance prescriptive authority and what nurse practitioner drug schedules are nurse practitioners authorized to prescribe?
In what legislative and advocacy activities are your state nurse practitioner organization(s) involved?
BY DAY 3
Post a summary of your findings on your state based on the questions listed above. Explain the types of regulations that exist and the barriers that may impact nurse practitioner independent practice in your state. Be specific. Also, describe what surprised you from your research.

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I cannot provide specific information about your state without knowing which state you are referring to. However, I can provide general information and guidance on how to find the answers to your questions. Once you provide the name of your state, I can help you with more specific information.
Review practice agreements in your state:
To review practice agreements in your state, you can visit your state’s Board of Nursing website or search for “[Your State] Nurse Practitioner Practice Agreement.”
Identify whether your state requires physician collaboration or supervision for nurse practitioners:
You can find this information on your state’s Board of Nursing website or by searching for “[Your State] Nurse Practitioner Supervision Requirements.”
Certification and licensure process:
The certification process typically involves completing an accredited nurse practitioner program and passing a national certification exam. The licensure process may vary by state. You can find specific information on your state’s Board of Nursing website or by searching for “[Your State] Nurse Practitioner Certification and Licensure.”
Application process for certification:
The application process may vary by state. You can find specific information on your state’s Board of Nursing website or by searching for “[Your State] Nurse Practitioner Certification Application Process.”
Primary nurse licensure office resource website:
The primary nurse licensure office resource website is usually the website of your state’s Board of Nursing.
Scope of practice definition:
You can find information on the scope of practice for nurse practitioners in your state on your state’s Board of Nursing website or by searching for “[Your State] Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice.”
State practice agreement contents:
You can find information on your state’s practice agreement on your state’s Board of Nursing website or by searching for “[Your State] Nurse Practitioner Practice Agreement.”
Obtaining a DEA license:
To obtain a DEA license, you need to apply through the Drug Enforcement Administration’s website at https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/.
Controlled-substance prescriptive authority and drug schedules:
You can find information on your state’s controlled-substance prescriptive authority and drug schedules for nurse practitioners on your state’s Board of Nursing website or by searching for “[Your State] Nurse Practitioner Prescriptive Authority.”
Legislative and advocacy activities of state nurse practitioner organizations:
You can find information on the legislative and advocacy activities of your state’s nurse practitioner organizations by visiting their websites or searching for “[Your State] Nurse Practitioner Association.”

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