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California's Nurse Practitioners: How Scope of Practice Laws Impact Care

Description
Provides an overview of nurse practitioner (NP) scope of practice regulations in California and other states. Discusses how NPs increase access to care, particularly in rural areas, and reviews studies on the quality and cost-effectiveness of the care they provide. Appendix A includes data on California's NPs, such as their distribution, demographics, practice setting, and specialty.
Author(s)
Joanne Spetz
Date
09/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Healthforce Center at UCSF
Tagged as
Access · Healthcare quality · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Policy · Scope of practice · California