State Practice Agreements of Nurse Practitioners

State Practice Agreements of Nurse Practitioners

State Practice Agreements of Nurse Practitioners


Evaluate state practice agreements in Texas and examine issues related to NP practice.

To prepare:
  • Review practice agreements in Texas
  • Identify at least two physician collaboration issues in Texas

Post a brief description of the practice agreements for NPs in Texas and the two physician collaboration issues that you identified. Explain what you think are the barriers to NPs practicing independently in Texas. Finally, outline a plan for how you might address NP practice issues in your state.

Please include citations and references.



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