21. Practice.

AHRQ NAC Briefing Institute of Medicine Future of Nursing Report

On November 4, 2011, Nancy Donaldson, Jan Wyatt made this presentation at the meeting of the National Advisory Council (NAC).

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Image: A color-coded map of the United States captioned "Consumer Access and Barriers to Primary Care: Nurse Practitioners. Physician/Nurse Practitioner Restrictive Collaboration Requirements by State."

No requirements (independent practice):

  • Alaska.
  • Colorado (After one-time, signed, articulated plan).
  • District of Columbia.
  • Hawaii.
  • Idaho.
  • Iowa.
  • Maine.
  • Maryland (Nurse Practitioner signs one-page collaboration form; no physician signature required).
  • Montana.
  • New Hampshire.
  • Oregon.
  • Rhode Island.
  • Utah (Required consultation for Controlled Substances II-III only).
  • Washington.
  • Wyoming.

Required to prescribe:

  1. Indiana.
  2. Kentucky.
  3. Michigan.
  4. New Jersey.
  5. North Dakota.
  6. Oklahoma.
  7. Tennessee.
  8. West Virginia.

Required to diagnose, treat, and prescribe:

  • Alabama.
  • Arkansas.
  • California.
  • Connecticut.
  • Delaware.
  • Florida.
  • Georgia.
  • Illinois.
  • Kansas.
  • Louisiana.
  • Massachusetts.
  • Minnesota.
  • Mississippi.
  • Missouri.
  • Nebraska.
  • Nevada.
  • New York.
  • North Carolina.
  • Ohio.
  • Pennsylvania.
  • South Carolina.
  • South Dakota.
  • Texas.
  • Vermont.
  • Virginia.
  • Wisconsin.

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Page last reviewed November 2011
Internet Citation: 21. Practice.: AHRQ NAC Briefing Institute of Medicine Future of Nursing Report. November 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2011-11-nac/donaldson_wyatt/donaldsl21.html