Articles by Susanne J. Phillips, APRN, BC, FNP, MSN

28th Annual APRN Legislative Update: Advancements continue for APRN practice

Phillips, Susanne J.

Nurse Practitioner. 41(1):21-48, January 16, 2016.

This year's review and annual advanced practice registered nurse legislative update heralds significant state legislative accomplishments in the areas of APRN practice authority, reimbursement, and prescriptive authority.

26th Annual Legislative Update: Progress for APRN authority to practice

Phillips, Susanne J.

Nurse Practitioner. 39(1):29-52, January 11, 2014.

The Annual Legislative Update describes the legislative issues that have the most impact on nurse practitioners and other advanced practice nurses across the country.

25th Annual legislative update: Evidence-based practice reforms improve access to APRN care

Phillips, Susanne J.

Nurse Practitioner. 38(1):18-42, January 10, 2013.

The Annual Legislative Update describes the legislative issues that have the most impact on nurse practitioners and other advanced practice nurses across the country.

23rd Annual Legislative Update: As healthcare reforms, NPs continue to evolve

Phillips, Susanne J.

Nurse Practitioner. 36(1):30-52, January 2011.

The twenty-third annual Legislative Update details the legislative issues that have had the most impact on advanced practice registered nurses across the country over the last year.

22nd Annual Legislative Update: Regulatory and legislative successes for APNs

Phillips, Susanne J.

Nurse Practitioner. 35(1):24-47, January 2010.

As in previous years, advanced practice registered nurses have much to celebrate in the areas of legislative and regulatory reform. In addition to the annual updates from each state in the areas of practice authority, reimbursement, and prescriptive authority, we have also included information reported by states considering regulatory implementation of the Consensus Model for APRN Regulation: Licensure, Accreditation, Certification and Education.

Legislative Update 2009: Despite legal issues, APNs are still standing strong

Phillips, Susanne J.

Nurse Practitioner. 34(1):19-41, January 2009.

For over 20 years, The Nurse Practitioner has presented the Annual Legislative Update, reflecting legislative issues affecting advanced practice registered nurses across the country. This esteemed report is highly regarded not only in the nurse practitioner profession, but is also used by regulatory agencies, state nurse practitioner associations, healthcare administrations, and state legislators.

After 20 Years, APNs Are Still Standing Together

Phillips, Susanne J.

Nurse Practitioner. 33(1):10-13, January 2008.

Celebrating 20 years, The Nurse Practitioner is pleased to offer our annual Legislative Update, describing the legislative issues that have the most impact on advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) across the country. The information gathered in this year's report will be used not only by the nurse practitioner professional, but also regulatory agencies, professional associations, healthcare administrations, and state legislators.

A comprehensive look at the legislative issues affecting advanced nursing practice

Phillips, Susanne J.

Nurse Practitioner. 32(1):14-17, January 2007.

For 19 years, The Nurse Practitioner has presented the Annual Legislative Update, reflecting legislative issues affecting advanced practice registered nurses across the country. This esteemed report is highly regarded not only in the nurse practitioner profession, but is also used by regulatory agencies, state nurse practitioner associations, healthcare administrations, and state legislators.

18th Annual Legislative Update: A comprehensive look at the legislative issues affecting advanced nursing practice

Phillips, Susanne J.

Nurse Practitioner. 31(1):6-38, January 2006.

The Nurse Practitioner is proud to present the eighteenth annual update on legislative issues affecting advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) across the country. This report has become highly regarded in the United States for not only the nurse practitioner profession, but also for regulatory agencies, state nurse practitioner associations, healthcare administrations, and state legislators.

A comprehensive look at the legislative issues affecting advanced nursing practice

Phillips, Susanne J.

Nurse Practitioner. 30(1):14-47, January 2005.

The Nurse Practitioner is proud to present the seventeenth annual update on legislative issues affecting advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) across the country. This report has become highly regarded not only in the nurse practitioner profession, but also in regulatory agencies, state nurse practitioner associations, healthcare administrations, and state legislatures.