APRN Consensus Model Implementation Status

NCSBN’s APRN Campaign for Consensus: State Progress toward Uniformity

Consensus Model Implementation Status

This map is an overview of each state's consensus model implementation status.

Refer to the scoring grid which is the basis for the map above for additional details.  

Independent: No requirement for a written collaborative agreement, no supervision, no conditions for practice, may follow a statutorily required period of practice under a collaborative/supervisory agreement.

Not Independent: A written agreement exists that specifies scope of practice and medical acts allowed with or without a general supervision requirement by a MD, DO, DDS, podiatrist or APRN; or direct supervision required in the presence of a licensed, MD, DO, DDS, podiatrist or APRN with or without a written practice agreement, or other conditions to practice.

Prescriptive Authority: An APRN is authorized to prescribe pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies beyond the perioperative and periprocedural periods.

Updated as of 01/17/2024. Maps will be periodically updated as APRN laws change.