Nurse Practitioner Practice In Georgia Case Study

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In Georgia, Nurse Practitioners practice is regulated by the nursing board and is restricted. NPs are not allowed the same autonomy as other states and their capability to practice independently is not supported. According to American Associate of Nurse Practitioners (2017), restricted practice is when state practice and licensure law install limitations on the NP’s ability to practice to the full extent of their training and education. Today Georgia’s NPs are required to work collaboratively with a physician which restricts their ability. I believe that NPs are educated and competent to deliver quality care without physician oversight. Removing practice barriers can promote optimal role fulfillment and assessment for the NP providing
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