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Advanced Practice Provider Toolkit: Maryland


Advanced Practice Providers (APP) such as Physician Assistants (PAs) and Nurse Practitioners (APNs) 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.

Maryland is a Full Practice Authority State. Current Scope of Practice for APNs in MD can be found here: https://scopeofpracticepolicy.org/states/md/

In Maryland, the State Board of Nursing regulates APRN nursing specialties, and the State Board of Physicians regulates Physician Assistants under the Code of Maryland…

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