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Health Workforce Shortage Study Work Group Meeting - October 23, 2008
Agenda, Background Information and Minutes

9:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Metropolitan Mosquito Control District
2099 University Avenue (at Cleveland Avenue)
St. Paul, MN 55104
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  • Affirm primary care skills and competencies
  • Complete identification of barriers
  • Understand the laws and regulations and how they apply to barriers
  • Identify draft report recommendations


9:15 Welcome and Check-in – Sarah Strickland/Karen Welle

9:30 Review and affirm primary care skills and competencies list

9:45 Reports from professional teams on barriers

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
  • Pharmacists

11:00 Reports from boards on related professional licensing laws and regulations

  • Board of Medical Practice: Physicians and Physician Assistants - Rob
  • Board of Nursing: Advanced Practice Registered Nurses – Shirley
  • Board of Pharmacy - Cody

12:00 Lunch

12:30 Work Session: Identify and discuss draft report recommendations

2:00 Wrap Up

2:15 Adjourn

Background Information

Pharmacist Education, Licensing, and Practice (PDF: 25KB/2 pages)

Delegation of Medical Practice to Physician Assistants (PDF: 27KB/2 pages)

Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Prescribing Agreements and Collaborative Management (PDF: 33KB/2 pages)

Chart Overview of Nurse Practitioner Scopes of Practice in the United States (PDF: 425KB/8 pages)
Chart Overview of Nurse Practitioner Scopes of Practice in the United States, University of California San Francisco Center for the Health Professions, Fall 2007.

Maps: Overview of Diagnosing and Treating Aspects of NP Practice and Overview of Prescribing Aspect of NP Practice (PDF: 404KB/2 pages)
Pearson, Linda J., The Pearson Report, American Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Vol. 12, No.2, February 2008.


Minutes: October 23, 2008 (PDF: 96KB/8 pages)

Updated Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 04:26PM