With health care ranked in the bottom 25% in America, it’s time for action.
The power to improve health care in Florida is in your hands. Take action now to support Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs).
Florida Health Care Facts
- Ranked 41st for health care access and affordability
- 62% of low-income children don’t have a doctor
- Highest Medicare readmissions in the country
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Testimonials from Across the Country
Together we can advance the state of health care in Florida.
Everyone deserves access to quality health care. But across Florida and the U.S., health care is headed towards a major crisis: a growing shortage of physicians that will only get worse. Fortunately, APRNs have the advanced education and expertise to help alleviate this crisis…especially for those hardest hit, including seniors and people living in rural and underserved communities.
But there’s a problem and APRNs need your support. Please ask your legislator to vote yes to modernizing this state’s outdated APRN regulations. The health of the people of Florida is at stake.
What is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse?
APRNs are a vital part of the health care system in the United States. APRNs are educated with a master’s degree or higher, and hundreds of hours of hands-on clinical experience.
Four Roles, Four Ways to Care for You:
- Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists – administer anesthesia and monitor patients post-anesthesia
- Certified Nurse Midwives – specialize in childbirth and women’s reproductive health
- Certified Nurse Practitioners – diagnose and treat primary or acute health conditions
- Clinical Nurse Specialists – work in specialty settings and provide diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing patient management
How are APRNs being held back?
To date, 22 states have modernized their laws governing APRNs to be in line with the national model. In Florida, APRNs are being held back.
How can I help?
There are many ways to get involved. Contact your legislator, upload a testimonial or share our messages and video on social media. The sooner you get involved the sooner you can help make access to safe, quality health care a reality for everyone in Florida.
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