Update on the VA and Full Practice Authority for APRNs

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Update on the VA and Full Practice Authority for APRNs

Controversial proposal received 222,644 comments

By Working Nurse

In May, the Veterans Administration proposed new regulations that would give full practice authority to all Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA) advanced practice nurses. When the public comment period ended on July 25, the controversial proposal had received an astounding 222,644 comments.“A Dangerous Proposal”The VA proposal seeks to expand primary care capacity, especially in medically underserved rural areas, by allowing all of the VHA’s more than 6,000 advanced practice registered nurses to practice ...

This Month's Book Pick

Saving Lives: Why the Media Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk

Saving Lives: Why the Media Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk

Reviewed By Christine Contillo, RN, BSN, PHN

If I were to compile a list of books every nurse should read, Saving Lives: Why the Media’s Portrayal ...

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