Advanced Practice Clinicians

Advanced practice clinicians (APC), also known as advanced practice providers (APP), include nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and certified nurse-midwives.


Influences on Advance Practice Nursing Education to Prescribe Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

Opioid misuse is a major public health concern in the United States.

Rural-Urban Prescribing Patterns by Primary Care and Behavioral Health Providers in Older Adults with Serious Mental Illness

Older adults with serious mental illness (SMI) often have multiple comorbidities and complex medication schedules.

Analysis of US County Characteristics and Clinicians With Waivers to Prescribe Buprenorphine After Changes in Federal Education Requirements

Buprenorphine is associated with decreased mortality from opioid use disorder, but prescribing is limited in office-based settings to clinicians...

Buprenorphine Treatment: Advanced Practice Nurses Add Capacity

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was slower growth in the number of new waivers authorizing clinicians to provide buprenorphine treatment for...