Support Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
As our state is put under dire strain due to a shortage of health care providers, meeting the health care needs of this state requires innovative, evidence-based solutions. It demands the participation of all qualified providers to optimize the quality and availability of its care to its citizens – especially those in rural and underserved areas.
A valuable addition to North Carolina’s healthcare force would be to allow Advance Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) to practice to their full level of education and training without current unnecessary restrictions.
APRNs have played a pivotal role in health care throughout the country, including in North Carolina. North Carolinians rely on APRN care today, and with barriers removed more North Carolinians will gain access to this safe and quality care.
By supporting legislation that removes unnecessary and outdated APRN laws, you are taking a monumental step to assure better access to safe, quality health care for millions of citizens in North Carolina–especially those in rural and underserved areas.