The APRN's scope of practice is addressed in Board Rule 221.12. The rule states the APRN’s scope of practice is based upon educational preparation, continued advanced practice experience, and the accepted scope of professional practice of the particular specialty area. Further, the rule states that the scope of practice of particular specialty areas shall be defined by national professional specialty organizations. The Core Standards for Advanced Practice found in Board Rule 221.13 further clarify APRNs must function within the advanced role and specialty appropriate to their educational preparation [specifically in section 221.13(b)].
Practice-APRN Scope of Practice
AANA Scope of Nurse Anesthesia Practice