Presentation on theme: "MOVING FORWARD: Challenges And Opportunities Tay Kopanos, DNP, APRN-FNP Director of Health Policy, State Government Affairs American Academy of Nurse Practitioners."— Presentation transcript:
MOVING FORWARD: Challenges And Opportunities Tay Kopanos, DNP, APRN-FNP Director of Health Policy, State Government Affairs American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 2011 NCSBN APRN Summit Panel Discussion
NP Roundtable SUPPORTS Consensus Model & Implementation Endorse titling format
AANP Office of Health Policy AANPs State Government Affairs AANP aims to positively change patient lives and the healthcare system by influencing state-level policies to effectively utilize nurse practitioners in meeting patient care needs. Indentify, connect and support state-level policy initiatives. Assist in developing and analyzing legislation and regulation that influence NP practice & patient care. Develop and share policy related resources. Cultivate strong state-level nurse practitioner leaders.
AANP Strategic Plan NPs will have PLENARY AUTHORITY In 90% or more of all states & D.C by 2020 AANPs State Government Affairs
Current Status PLENARY AUTHORITY for Assessing Diagnosing, Treating & PRESCRIBING
Consensus Implementation 1. Emphasizing utilization of the Consensus Model as guide for language-v-other NPAs. 2. Identifying best practices & successful recourses…and exporting to other states 3. Crafting core message points and grassroots coordination 1. Increase use of the CM language in proposed legislation 2. Increasing time local leaders have for key relationship building 3. Using messaging that works and creating platform for communication STRATEGIESOUTCOMES
Consensus Implementation Scope of Practice Taskforces & Language Negotiation Team-based regulation of professional disciplines BOM Rule Making Misconceptions on the parallel timelines for the Consensus Model and academic transition to DNP Building on Momentum Consistent Messaging Partnerships Around Aligned Goals … positively change patient lives and the healthcare system by influencing state-level policies to effectively utilize APRNs to meet patient care needs CHALLENGESOPPORTUNITIES