This week you will have an opportunity to evaluate state practice agreements in your state and examine issues related to NP practice.
Post 1-2 pages on:
A brief description of the practice agreements for NPs in your state and the two physician collaboration issues that you identified.
Explain what you think are the barriers to NPs practicing independently in your state (Mississippi).
Finally, outline a plan for how you might address NP practice issues in your state.
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You may use other scholarly resources and websites as you see fit.