Advanced Practice 

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) are registered nurses who have been educated beyond the requirements for a registered nurse in one of the four roles of advanced practice nurses – Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP), Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), and Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM).

General Information about APRN Practice

MEMORANDUM TO ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES REGARDING THE PROCESS TO IMPLEMENT ACT 529 TO ALLOW ARKANSAS APRNS WITH AN ACTIVE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY CERTIFICATE AND DEA NUMBER TO PRESCRIBE HYDROCODONE COMBINATION PRODUCTS FROM SCHEDULE II OF THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ACT. - PDF

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Articles of Interest

Application for APRN Licensure, Prescriptive Authority & Certification Information

Prescriptive Authority Information

Collaborative Practice Agreement - You are welcome to use one of the examples below making changes as needed.

DEA Registration