A nurse practitioner (NP) is moving to a state that requires physician supervision of all advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) and has a strong medical lobbying group. The lobbying group’s influence represents which of the following?
Barriers to independent practice
Physician resistance to APRN autonomy
Effect of political processes on health-care policy
Legislators’ lack of understanding of APRN roles
This is incorrect. The process of health policy development includes the ability to influence policy makers and influences the delivery of care.
Question 40 / 1 point
Which of the following best explains an advanced practice registered nurse’s (APRN’s) decision to ask a legislator to support a bill that eliminates the requirement for collaborative agreements?
Limited scope of practice
Obligation to social contract
Responsibility to lead others
Ability to influence health policy