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    In an effort to support our members with the most updated information on COVID-19 we developed this resource page to easily access current CDC information and other resources to assist you professionally and personally.

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    GAPNA has partnered with a Clinical Care Options to offer an ongoing series of free CNE programs available to GAPNA members. "Diagnosis, Classification and Treatment of Heart Failure in Older Adults" is the latest program offered.

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  • GAPNA 2020 National President Deborah Dunn, EdD, MSN, GNP-BC, ACNS-BC, GS-C interviews Dr. Ron Billano Ordona, DNP, FNP-BC about providing home-based primary care during COVID 19.

    "Facing Forward: Providing Home-based Primary Care during COVID 19"


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Lonhala Magnair

Expanding the Scope of Practice of APRNS


Many assert expanding the scope of practice (SOP) for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in primary care would have cost benefits to patients, public, local business community, and state.

However, very few studies have truly quantified these cost savings in a methodologically rigorous way.

Based on the limited studies reviewed in this study, expanding the SOP for APRNs would help healthcare systems achieve Pareto efficiency by allowing access to high-quality care for more patients without increasing the costs of health care for the public.

For more info, see Fraser & Milillo. (2018). Expanding the scope of practice of APRNs: A systematic review of the cost analyses used. Nursing Economic$, 36(1), 23-28.

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