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Advanced Practice Provider Toolkit: Indiana


Advanced Practice Providers (APPs), such as Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Physician Assistants (PAs), are professionals trained, certified, and licensed to perform such functions as history taking, physical examination, diagnosis, and treatment of commonly encountered medical problems.

The Indiana State Board of Nursing regulates the NP: https://www.in.gov/pla/professions/indiana-state-board-of-nursing/

Indiana is a restricted practice state, meaning that NPs still face barriers in practicing to the full extent of their education and training. Please refer to the Indiana Scope of Practice Policy for up-to-date information: https://scopeofpracticepolicy.org/states/in/

A PA’s practice is licensed and regulated by the Indiana Medical…

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