Can you apply for prescriptive authority at the same time you apply for your Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license in Texas?

Can you apply for prescriptive authority at the same time you apply for your Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license in Texas?

Question – Can you apply for prescriptive authority at the same time you apply for your Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license in Texas?

Please give at least one reference in APA format. You can also get some hints from Texas Board of Nursing website.