Are NPs able to practice independently in the state? (California)

Discussion Prompt

  • Are NPs able to practice independently in the state? (California)
  • Based on the practice restrictions in your state, what are one or two identified barriers to NP practice?
  • Does your state require NPs to have a collaboration or supervisory agreement with a physician?
  • Does your state require ‘residency’ hours with a physician or NP before the NP can practice independently? How many hours? Do you support having residency hours as a requirement to independent practice?

Expectations

Initial Post:

  • Length: A minimum of 250 words, not including references
  • Citations: At least one high-level scholarly reference in APA from within the last 5 years