Health Policy & Political Action

In the State of Florida, American Association of Nurse Practitioners (ARNP) have been restricted in their practice due to the inability to write prescriptions for controlled substances. Due to the work of organizations such as AANP among others, most of the states in America allow Nurse Practitioners to prescribe any pharmaceuticals.  Florida is one of the last hold outs.   



  1. Read the following document Health Policy and Political Action.
    1. Follow one of the links on the page to the summary of the Bill or Law that is presented.
    2. Summarize the bill that you chose to read about utilizing the parameters below:
      • Explore other materials, websites, etc. on the latest progress on having this law changed.
      • Record what you find.