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Advanced Practice Provider Toolkit: New Jersey


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.

New Jersey is a Reduced Authority State. The current scope of practice for APNs in NJ can be found here: https://scopeofpracticepolicy.org/states/nj/

The three types of practice regulations for APNs are:

FULL: APNs can prescribe, diagnose, and treat patients without physician oversight. Nurse practitioners who operate in…

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