THE GOOD 221.12 rule defines the scope of the practice of nurses. It is important to understand that the scope of the practice for the advanced practice of a registered nurse is based primarily on her advanced pedagogical preparation…. How do you see full authority of practice for Texan PNs? For example, if you are recognized by the Board of Directors as a nurse recognized as an advanced practice and qualified by training, training or experience to perform the tasks related to perioperative care, you only need to complete a nurse`s assistant training program. The first nurse assistant training programs recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing are the nurse`s first assistant training programs that are included in the Institute`s proficiency and registration information (CCI) list of acceptable RNFA programs. You can access this list of programs online at: CCI Competency – Credentialing Institute, Steps to Become a CRNFA, cc-institute.org/crnfa/certification/steps/programs.aspx. I think this is an important step towards improving access to quality health care, especially for the uninsured and underinsured, as well as for those living in rural and border areas. The full power of practice allows PNPs to fully practice their training. NPNs work more often than doctors in rural and underserved areas; Eliminating unnecessary provisions of the cooperation agreement will increase access to quality health care in the most needed areas. In the United States, 22 other states and D.C. do not require this agreement and research has shown that countries with full practice NP have lower hospitalization rates and improved health outcomes in their communities. The law does not permit the writing of schedule II prescriptions of APRNs with the intention of fulfilling the prescription outside of hospital-based practice. For such a prescription to be legal, it must be fulfilled in the hospital pharmacy. ….
Since June 2017, NursePractitionerSchools.com has interviewed 20 NP professors about their views on independent practice. With the exception of one, all were firmly in the camp to give the NPs at the federal level full powers of practice according to their level of training. In interviews with two prominent NP professors in Texas, this article again attempts to commit to the VPA to address the looming supply shortage in that state and across the country.