Thanks to the continued work of the CAPNI-led coalition of stakeholders, the push to retire the collaborative practice agreement requirement for APRN prescriptive authority continues to gain momentum. Grassroots advocacy (individual nurses contacting the legislators that represent them) will improve the likelihood that this initiative successfully completes the legislative process and becomes law. You can help by contacting your state legislators to educate them about the issue. Here are some materials to help:

Talking Points to Modernize APRN Practice
AEI Nurse Practitioners
JGIM Supply of Healthcare Providers in Relation to  County Socioeconomic and Health Status
Health Affairs - Rural and Non-Rural Primary Care Physician Practices Increasingly Rely on Nurse Practitioners