The advanced practice nurse who is seeking information about requirementsfor
practice in a specialized area should contact the:
a. American Nurses Association (ANA).
b. National League for Nursing (NLN).
c. American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
d. National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).
The nurse should contact the ANCC to determine the education, experience, and
examination requirements that must be met if one is to become certified.
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2. The primary purpose of licensure for RNs is to:
A. prevent others from using the title nurse.
B. demonstrate a specialized body of knowledge.
C. protect the public.
D. enhance recognition for the profession.
Protecting the public is one of the essential purposes of the state board of nursing,
which regulates licensure