legal/professional issues in prescribing

Based on last week’s reading, you now have an idea of the role of the APRN, and legal/professional issues in prescribing. As a future nurse practitioner, you have the authority, based on your state nurse practice act, to prescribe medications for the patients for whom you will provide care, and the responsibility of prescriptive authority is more than just simply writing a prescription correctly.

Important Links:

https://www.flsenate.gov/Committees/BillSummaries/2016/html/1424

http://ojin.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/TableofContents/Vol-19-2014/No2-May-2014/Barriers-to-NP-Practice.html

https://floridasnursing.gov/new-legislation-impacting-your-profession/

https://www.aanp.org/advocacy/advocacy-resource/position-statements/nurse-practitioner-prescriptive-privilege

Discuss the role of advanced practice nursing in safe prescribing and 3  prescribing barriers for APRNs.

1. You need 1 initial post, and 2 replies to 2 different students.

2. A minimum of 2 paragraphs is required for all posts (initials and replies).

3. Support all posts with at least 2 cited peer review references within 5 years of publication (references cannot be older than 5 years).

4. All posts are to be written in APA 6th edition format as required by the university.