Consensus Model for APRN Regulation

The APRN Consensus Work Group and the APRN Joint Dialogue Group members would like to recognize the significant contribution to the development of this report made by Jean

Johnson, PhD, RN-C, FAAN, Senior Associate Dean, Health Sciences, George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Consensus could not have been reached without her

experienced and dedicated facilitation of these two national, multi-organizational groups.

APRN Joint Dialogue Group Report, July 7, 2008



This Final Report of the APRN Consensus Work Group and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing APRN Advisory Committee has been disseminated to participating organizations. The names of endorsing organizations will be added periodically. The following organizations have endorsed the Consensus Model for APRN Regulation: Licensure, Accreditation, Certification, and Education:

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Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corporation American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC) American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS) American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) American College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) American Nurses Association (ANA) American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) Arkansas State Board of Nursing Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP) Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) Dermatology Nurses Association (DNA) Dermatology Nursing Certification Board (DNCB) Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) The International Society of Psychiatric Nurses (ISPN) National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) National Association of Orthopedic Nurses (NAON) National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses (NBCHPN) National Board on Certification & Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) National Certification Corporation (NCC) National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)

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