Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs, including nurse practitioners, certified nurse-midwives, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and clinical nurse specialists) are certified in one or more advanced specialties or fields. They receive rigorous training in their focused discipline and practice according to state scope of practice laws and regulations.
Nursing Community in Action
Spotlight on Resources
Nursing Community Issue Brief:
FTC Report March 11, 2014:
Health Affairs Policy Brief May 2013:
National Governors Association Report December 2012: