Susanne J Phillips; Original Publication Date: Jan. 1, 2022; DOI: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000802996.14636.1c. 


Relaxation of existing regulations in supervision, collaboration, license renewal, and portability due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic improved practice authority for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in reduced- and restricted-practice states. This 34th Annual Legislative Update covers the scope of practice changes, and legislative and regulatory decisions that most impacted APRNs across the US in 2021.