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Base on last week’s reading, you now have an idea of the role of the APRN, and legal/professional issues in prescribing. As a future nurse practitioner, you have the authority, based on your state nurse practice act, to prescribe medications for the patients for whom you will provide care, and the responsibility of prescriptive authority is more than just simply writing a prescription correctly.

Important Links:

https://www.flsenate.gov/Committees/BillSummaries/2016/html/1424

http://ojin.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/TableofContents/Vol-19-2014/No2-May-2014/Barriers-to-NP-Practice.html

https://floridasnursing.gov/new-legislation-impacting-your-profession/

https://www.aanp.org/advocacy/advocacy-resource/position-statements/nurse-practitioner-prescriptive-privilege

Discuss the role of advanced practice nursing in safe prescribing and 3  prescribing barriers for APRNs.

A minimum of 3 paragraphs is required

Support post with at least 3 references within 5 years of publication (references cannot be older than 5 years).

posts are to be written in APA 6th edition format as required by the university.