Board of Nursing - News
Important NLC Rule Changes
Published on Nov 2, 2023
NLC rule changes taking effect on January 2, 2024, will impact nurses moving from one compact state to another compact state.
IMPORTANT: Notice of Proposed NLC Rulemaking - open for public comment from April 18th until June 26th.
Published on Apr 13, 2023
Notice of Proposed NLC Rulemaking - open for public comment from April 18th until June 26th
Removal of DATA Waiver (X-Waiver) Requirement
Published on Feb 6, 2023
Please note the below posting from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website.
NLC Educational Webinars
Published on Sep 15, 2023
NLC is offering a series of topic-specific webinars geared toward helping you get the additional information and education you seek.
Temporary Nurse Aides to Certified Nurse Aides (‘TNA2CNA’)
Published on Jun 28, 2022
Beginning on July 1, 2022 the Board will resume accepting TNA2CNA applications online via Credentia CNA365 through the E5 application route.
New and improved nurse aide system for NNAAP® test registration launching on February 14, 2022!
Published on Feb 1, 2022
During the migration from Pearson VUE legacy systems to the new Credentia CNA365® system, there will be a “downtime” period of no exam dates from 1/27/22 through 2/13/2022.
HB1747 - Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs) Jointly licensed by Boards of Nursing and Medicine as Nurse Practitioners (LNPs)
Published on May 27, 2021
On March 18, 2021, Governor Northam signed into law HB 1747 affecting the licensure and practice of CNSs.
Committee of Joint Boards of Joint Boards of Nursing and Medicine Updates
Published on Jul 1, 2020
Committee of Joint Boards of Joint Boards of Nursing and Medicine Updates on Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Rx Authority, COVID-19 Waivers and Paperless licensing.
Licensed Nurse Practitioners – Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs)
Published on Jul 1, 2020
Effective July 1, 2020, new provisions added to state law that allow Nurse Practitioners licensed in the category of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) to prescribe during the periprocedural care of a patient.
Electronic Prescribing of Opioids
Published on Apr 13, 2020
Initially passed in 2018, opioid prescriptions must be transmitted to the pharmacy electronically. There are exceptions in the law and a waiver can be requested.
Licensed Nurse Practitioners – Elimination of Prescriptive (Rx) Authority License
Published on Jan 29, 2020
Regulatory changes resulted in the elimination of the requirement for nurse practitioners to obtain/maintain a separate prescriptive (Rx) authority license.