State Nursing Organizations

National Organizations

Local and Regional APN/NP Organizations


Educational Resources


Texas APN Practice Resouces

Texas License Information

Texas Board of Nursing

This site has the most current information regarding Texas APN licensure, practice regulations, documents and forms.

Texas Legislative / Practice Information

CNAP - Coalition for Nurses in Advance Practice
This site has the most current information regarding Texas APN legislative issues, practice requirements, forms, etc.

A Guide for APRN Practice in Texas, 3rd Edition   CNAP Publication

Credentialing and Privileging Manual for NPs & CNSs in Texas Hospitals  CNAP Publication

Sample Protocol CNAP Publication

Texas RN/APN PAC is the officially-sponsored political action committee (PAC) of TNA. It is also the officially-sponsored PAC of the Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists (TANA) and the Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice (CNAP).

National Certification Agencies

ANCC - American Nurses Credentialing Center

AANP – American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Required APN Forms for Prescriptive Authority

Texas Department of Safety – Controlled Substances Form and Information

Drug Enforcement Administration – Controlled Substances Forma and Information

A NPI number is a required identifier number for all health care providers

National Provider Identifier Number


Medicare Resource in Texas – Provider Enrollment, Fee Schedules, etc



Medicaid Resource in Texas – Provider Enrollment and Information

Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership


Texas Department of Insurance

Texas Standardized Credentialing Application


Examples of Practice Documents

Sample APN Job Description for Hospital Privileges

Employment Contract - Template

Sites for Malpractice Insurance

Nurses Services Organization

Marsh Professional Liability Insurance

Bill Beatty Insurance

Other APN Resources of Interest

Carolyn Buppert – Health Care Attorney

NP Central


Suture/ NP as a Surgical First Assistant Training


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