Category Archives: Advanced Practice

Institue of Medicine Report on Nursing and Healthcare Leadership Highlighted in New York Times Article

Pauline Chen, MD, a contributor to the New York Times Well blog, has published an article in yesterday’s New York Times highlighting a recent report from the Institute of Medicine that promotes the idea that nurses should be included in the current debate of healthcare reform as leaders in the movement towards healthcare reform.  I…

New prescription writing rules for Advanced Practice RN’s

In the November 27th edition of the Texas Register, the Texas Board of Nursing has proposed amendments to the rules for prescription writing for those Advanced Practice Nurses with Prescriptive Authority. Amend and add new definitions to Chapter 222; Eliminate references to “provisional authorization” throughout Chapter 222; Clarify the content requirements of a Clinical Nurse…