Advanced Practice nurses fighting for rights – AONP

Advanced Practice nurses fighting for rights

Oklahoma’s advanced practice nurses are once again seeking full practice authority, backing proposed legislation that would remove financial and logistical hurdles to them providing care to Oklahomans who need it the most.

House Bill 1013, by Rep. Josh Cockroft (R-Wanette) and Senate author A.J. Griffin (R-Guthrie), would grant Oklahoma nurse practitioners (NPs) the freedom to practice to the full extent of their education and training, enabling them to serve Oklahomans where care is most needed.

This is especially important in rural areas of the state that are medically underserved.

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