Are Advanced Practice Nurses A Solution To Rural Mental Health Workforce Shortages?
Summarizes the clinical skills and prescriptive authority
of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses (APPNs), and
investigates current trends in their geographic
distribution to determine what their future role may be
in addressing rural mental health needs. Includes
information on prescription authority and collaboration
requirements for each state, as well as state
distribution of APPNs.
Maine Rural Health Research Center
David Hartley, Valerie Hart, Nancy Hanrahan, Stephenie Loux