What is the NPs Scope of Practice in New York State?
1. What is the NPs Scope of Practice in New York State? 2. Where can a description of the NY NP Scope be found? Please site this material. 3. Identify the process for the following: a. How does a nurse practitioner graduate obtain credentialing in New York State? If a member of the team is seeking credentialing in another state, identify the process for credentialing in that state. b. Does a nurse practitioner need to be nationally board certified e.g. ANCC or AANP to practice in the state in which the NP is intending to practice? c. How does a nurse practitioner become a Medicare provider? What is the fee? Does this application require regular renewal? Locate and document the website for this information. d. How does a nurse practitioner become a Medicaid provider? Is there a fee to become a Medicaid provider? What is the fee? Locate and document the website for this information. e. In your population focus, what are the implications for patient care in regard to those who have Medicare/Medicaid? 4. Obtain a copy of the NP Scope of Practice document at your current practice setting (hospital/clinic). You may need to contact HR for this. Please include this in your post. 5. Discuss how the Scope of Practice document from your institution compares/differs from that of the State of NY (or the state in which you intend to practice if not NY). You must discuss at least 3 points/areas.