APRN Working to Their Full Extent

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This paper offered a position paper on the topic of allowing Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to practice up to their knowledge, skills, training, and certification. Specifically, the issues are diagnosing and prescribing. Prescription approval for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses differs from state to state. This paper focused on the state of Virginia where such approval must be granted by the Governor or Legislature. The paper calls for immediate action on the part of either of those offices.