Maryland Gov. Hogan signing our Full Practice Authority bill made the cover and our past president Andrea Schram is quoted in this article.
'Nurse practitioners support collaboration, but not if it's mandatory. “When it's mandated by the state, it can curtail access to care,” said Andrea Parsons Schram, a family nurse practitioner and assistant professor at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. “If a nurse practitioner has to collaborate, and that collaborator leaves the state or retires, then she may have to stop seeing patients.” '