Prescriptive Authority for APRNs

The purpose of this educational activity is to enhance the knowledge base of Texas Advanced Practice Registered Nurses in the area of state nursing regulation by addressing the Texas Nursing Practice Act and the Texas Board of Nursing rules and regulations to increase the awareness of prescriptive authority as evidenced by successful completion of a post-test with a passing score of 80% minimum.

Target Audience

Texas Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this offering, the Learner will be able to:

  1. Discuss physician delegation of prescriptive authority and what can be delegated.

  2. Discuss the requirements for prescribing dangerous drugs and controlled substances.

  3. Differentiate between a Prescriptive Authority Agreement and a Facility Based Protocol.

  4. Summarize the types of prescriptive authority related practices for which an APRN may be disciplined by the Board.

Additional Information

Texas Board of Nursing
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.20 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Presenter(s): Online Interactive Course

Certificate: A certificate of completion will be available for download after successful completion.

CNE Credits: This course has been approved for 1.2 contact hours of Continuing Education by the Texas Board of Nursing. The Texas Board of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing education by the Alabama Board of Nursing, ABNP 1509, expiration date July 28, 2024.

Available Credit

  • 1.20 Participation


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This course is offered through Texas Board of Nursing. 

To take this course you will be redirected to Texas Board of Nursing's website. You must login or create an account with Texas Board of Nursing in order to complete this activity. 

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