Kathy Baldridge is a family Nurse Practitioner in Pineville, LA. She is also the President of the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners.

95 percent of Louisiana is a health care shortage area, so patients in Louisiana do not have access to quality health care. Kathy explains how collaborative practice agreements are a hindrance to access to care because they limit the ability of medical professionals to do what they are trained to do. Watch the full interview below: