Advanced Practice Provider Toolkit: Florida

Introduction Advanced Practice Providers (APP) such as Physician Assistants (PAs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are professionals trained, certified, and licensed to perform such functions as physical examination, history taking, diagnosis, and treatment of commonly encountered medical problems under the supervision of a licensed physician. In this way, they may be said to extend the physician’s capacity to provide care. Some states allow NPs with full-practice authority while other states only allow reduced or restrictive authority. Florida is a Full Authority (with full prescriptive authority) State.  Current scope of practice for CRNPs in Florida can be found here:  https://scopeofpracticepolicy.org/states/fl/ PAs may provide ...
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