Overview of Scope of Practice Initiatives Sheila Abood American Nurses Association Scope of Practice Issue Defines each health care providers lawful sphere of activity Historical context Multiple stakeholders Frequent target of organized medicine Recurring complex issue
Overview of Scope of Practice Initiatives
American Nurses Association
What did the AMA members want?
Now at least 26 state medical associations
Everyone who threatens reimbursement.
Medicine Scope of Practice encompasses everything.
Medical Specialty Organizations have their own targets.
Healthcare Truth and Transparency Act