Read the assigned Hain & Fleck article, and discuss the following:
- What are the barriers to APN practice identified in the article? Describe these barriers
- What are your impression of the barriers to APN Practice? (Are you surprised by these barriers? Is this new information to you? Have you ever been involved at the legislative level in nursing? Do these barriers concern you or motivate you toward becoming an APN?)
- Do these barriers represent Restraint of Trade? Why, or why not?
- Your thoughts on how nurses can influence these barriers.