The 85th Texas Legislative Session began on January 10, 2017, and will end at midnight, May 29th. The Governor may sign or veto bills until midnight, June 18th. All bills not signed or vetoed, are automatically enacted on June 19th. It is vital that all APRNs stay engaged throughout the legislative session and communicate with […]
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CNAP Texas has memberships for individuals and organizations. Individuals can join for $35 annually. Students can join for $20 annually. APRN Groups can join for $250 annually. Free registration is also available for those who would like to stay informed without contributing. Please click here if you would like to join at any level.
CNAP staff reviews the Texas Register each week, and reports items of direct interest to APRNs. Check this page regularly to identify proposed or adopted rules that affect your practice. Also check important notices about the Texas Medicaid & CHIP Programs, or state agency meetings you might want to attend. Members may access a comprehensive list of CNAP’s Texas Register […]
Why Are Rules & Regulation Important to APRNs? Most APRNs understand why changing legislation to remove practice barriers is important, but far fewer understand the role that regulation plays in achieving this goal. Without regular participation in the regulatory process by APRNs and the organizations that represent them, state agencies often overlook APRNs as potential providers […]