Nurse practitioners are advanced practice registered professional nurses who are prepared through advanced graduate education and clinical training to provide a range of health services, including the diagnosis and management of common as well as complex medical conditions to people of all ages.
The links to the right lead to maps showing a comparison of all states and territories for the following three policy areas:
1) practice authority
2) prescriptive authority
3) nurse practitioners identified as primary care providers
Choose a tab to explore different options. For more detailed information, please click on a state or territory.