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APRN Campaign for Consensus: Moving Toward Uniformity in State Laws

Posted about 1 year ago by Gail Sadler

The learning curve taking place in Florida, the consensus model for APRN- Name change: 

APRN Campaign for Consensus: Moving Toward Uniformity in State Laws

The Campaign for Consensus is the NCSBN initiative to assist states in aligning their APRN regulation with the major elements of The Consensus Model for APRN Regulation. Those major elements [in each of the four roles (CNS, CNP, CRNA, CNM)] are: 

  • State recognition of each of the four described roles 
  • Title of APRN in one of the four described roles 
  • Licensure as an RN and as an APRN in one of the four described roles 
  • Graduate or post graduate education from an accredited program 
  • Certification at advanced level from an accredited program that is maintained 
  • Independent practice 
  • Independent prescribing