Delaware Handbook: Advanced Practice Providers

What types of duties may advanced practice providers such as advanced practice registered nurses or physician assistance perform? Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) such as Certified Nurse Practitioners (CNP), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM), and Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS), are designated in Delaware regulation as Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN). They may also be referred to as Advanced Practice Nurses (APN). They, as well as Physician Assistants (PA) are professionals trained, certified, and licensed to perform a variety of medical tasks, either under the supervision of or in conjunction with a physician, or under board authority in independent practice, such as physical exams...
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