State laws and federal policies are among factors that keep nurses from contributing all they can to America’s health needs and wellness. The Campaign for Action is pushing for changes that would allow nurses to practice to the full extent of their education and training, so we have a workforce necessary to meet the country’s health and health care needs.
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When more nurses are allowed to practice to the full extent of their education and training, more Americans will have better access to high-quality, affordable health care, including in rural and other underserved areas of the country.
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Michigan and Ohio residents will have more options for finding healthcare in 2017 and beyond after both states recently modernized practice laws for advanced practice registered nurses more
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a bill that will increase the number of health care providers residents of that state can turn to. The new law expands some nurses’ rights to practice and more
Since the Campaign began, eight states have increased consumers’ access to care by removing legal barriers that prevented nurse practitioners from providing care to the full extent of their education and training. In 21 states and the District of Columbia, nurse practitioners are allowed to provide full care.
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Jan 01, 2017
Since the Campaign began, eight states (Maryland-2015, Nebraska-2015, Minnesota–2014, Connecticut–2014, Nevada–2013, Rhode Island–2013, North Dakota–2011, and Vermont–2011) have removed statutory barriers that prevented nurse practitioners from providing care to the more
Dec 12, 2016
Nurse practice laws and regulations are specific to each state. This map from the American College of Nurse-Midwives shows the practice environment for certified nurse-midwives in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Download PDF These data expand on more