"COA / CTP Application Process" presented by Christine

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COA/CTP Application Process
Christine Armstrong, MSN, CNP
What’s Next
• You chose a certification exam.
• You joined a professional organization.
• AACN/AANP
• You apply to take the exam online
• Wait (patiently) for your OK to test.
While you wait…
• You apply for your COA which is…
• Your Certificate of Authority to Practice as
an Advanced Practice RN. (APRN).
• You have to be an RN to be an APRN.
• DO NOT let your RN license lapse as it
voids your COA.
• Leads to talking to the Board of Nursing.
Application
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Ohio Board of Nursing web site
Print APN Application Packet
No web site application as of yet.
Can apply for COA and CTP before you
graduate.
• Must be RN to get COA.
• Must have COA to get CTP-E
Application
• Form A of application is confirmation of
Graduate Education
• School of Nursing must seal and submit
directly to the Ohio Board of Nursing.
• Mail completed application, which needs
to be notarized, with $100.00 Fee to OBN.
• Can check status of application on line.
Congratulations!
• You passed your certification exam.
• Certifying body must submit results
directly to the OBN.
• Will do for free to the BN of choice but you
have to ask them to send them. (e-mail).
• If an employer ??? requires proof you will
have to pay for the privilege.
CTP-E
• Certificate to Practice Externship
• After you receive your COA you will
receive/or apply for CTP-E.
• You must have a collaborating physician in
order to receive your CTP-E.
• Will keep your application on file for 1
year.
CTP-E
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Complete application.
$50.00 fee.
Official school transcript.
Completed 45 hours of a Pharmacology
course within 3 years of application date.
• 6 contact hours of schedule II prescription
information which include state and federal
law.
CTP-E
• Externship means that you have entered
into a practice arrangement consistent
with a Standard Care Arrangement
between a nurse with a CTP-E and one or
more collaborating Physician/s during
which time the nurse’s prescriptions are
being reviewed and evaluated by the
Physician/s.
CTP-E
• Need to complete 1500 hours of combined
Direct and Indirect Supervision.
• 500 hours of Direct Supervision means
that your supervisor is on site while you
are writing prescriptions.
• Available for questions/collaboration .
• 200 hours of the 500 hours can be with
APRN with a valid CTP if Collaborating
Physician delegates.
CTP-E
• 1000 hours of Indirect Supervision means
that Collaborating Physician/s review your
prescriptions in a timely manner.
• Have one year to complete 1500 hours.
• Can file for an extension before CTP-E
expires.
• Once completed file form B to OBN.
CTP-E
• Do not need to have a DEA number to
have CTP-E.
• Once obtain DEA notify OBN.
• DEA $650.00. Employer cover cost?
• www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov
• OARRS Registration.
• www.ohiopmp.gov
SCA
• Standard Care Arrangement
• Written, formal guide for planning and
evaluating a patient’s health care that is
developed by a collaborating physician/s
and an APRN.
• Collaborating Physician/s: SCA with APRN
and is continuously available to
communicate with APRN in person or with
technology.
Practice
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Compensation for services rendered.
Contract negotiation.
Malpractice Insurance.
DEA Number.
National Provider Number.
Medicare Number.
Medicaid Number.
Practice
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Professional organizations.
AANP
OAAPN
NEONP
Mentorship/Preceptorship.
Pay it Forward.
Practice
• Questions???