This policy brief examines policy proposals allowing nurse practitioners to practice independently from a physician. Read the brief here.
Resource Category: Publications: Nurse Practitioners
This report by the Bay Area Council examines the role of nurse practitioners in expanding access to and improving the quality of care which could help address health care costs. Read the report here.
The Institute of Medicine published findings from a two year initiative with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to respond to the need to assess and transform the nursing profession. Read the report here.
The Federal Trade Commission Policy Perspective focuses on potential state changes governing scope of practice of nurse practitioners. Read the report here.
The National Governor’s Association (NGA) published a white paper reviewing academic and policy-oriented literature and state rules governing nurse practitioners’ scope of practice. Read the white paper.
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials put together the Scope of Practice Toolkit that addresses key concepts regarding modifying the scope of practice of various health care and other practitioners in public health emergency response activities. Vist the ASTHO website and see the toolkit.