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APRN Full Practice Authority Sunrise Report

When a profession wishes to expand its scope of practice by introducing a bill to the Legislature, it must first pass a Sunrise Review. Provided here is the Report submitted to the Arizona Legislature and the references used for supporting documentation.

Proposed Legisation Summary
Full Sunrise Report
Reference Documentation
What is an APRN?
APRN Consensus Model Support Letter

AZANA New Members

Welcome new AZANA members Lee Allen, Carissa Currier, Beth Hartey, Annabell Velarde, Carlos Velazquez, Craig White.



  • President’s Message I’m sure many of you have heard about the planned changes to the Veterans Affairs (VA) nursing handbook. This planned change would make all APRNs (including CRNAs) effectively independent in the eyes of the VA and expected to work to full scope of practice to expand services without the red tape of supervision. Click to view ... Read More
  • AANA Membership See what your AANA membership can do for you (log in required): Read More

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