Polk County Advanced Practice Nurses Association

Announcement from your AANP FL State Representative-2‏

Posted over 8 years ago by Michelle Rampersad

Dear Colleagues,

A recent report to evaluate the potential savings to our state through use of Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs) to their full scope.  Please cut and paste the below url into your browser address bar


to see this very important report done by the Florida Legislature's Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA) regarding potential cost savings to Florida.  The report also addresses the use of Physician Assistants (PAs), optometrists, and dental hygienists. 

The critical findings of this report concludes that there could be huge cost savings to the state if ARNPs were used to their full education, training and experience. Feel free to use this report when you meet with your legislators, share with your friends and colleagues, and to print and copy to distribute.

The Coalition for Advanced Practice Nursing is happy to see confirmation in writing of what we already knew about the great work of ARNPs. Spread the word!

Doreen Cassarino, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC, BC-ADM

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Florida State Representative
Florida Nurse Practitioner Network, President
Nurse Practitioner Council Collier County, Vice President Legislation

You're keeping up to date.  Are your colleagues?   If  they are not a member of FNPN and AANP ask them to join on.  If we ALL come together we CAN make the needed changes in health care!

PO BOX 12846
AUSTIN TX  78711