The official publication of the Florida Board of Nursing

The purpose of this journal is to keep the nursing community in Florida abreast of important regulatory updates, licensing/renewal information… Continue reading

DEA’s suspension of McKesson Corporation Retraction

Please see updated information about the DEA’s suspension of McKesson Corporation and controlled substances Continue reading

News About HIV Testing

Click here to read a letter from the State Surgeon General about changes to HIV testing including consent requirements. Continue reading

Health Care Clinic Establishment – Self Inspection Notification

Dear Interested Parties: Please see the below communication from the Division of Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics regarding the upcoming inspection of permitted Health Care Clinic Establishments. ———————————————– MEMORANDUM To: Interested Parties From: Reginald D. Dixon, Director, Division of Drugs, Devices … Continue reading

It’s Nurse Practitioner Week!

Governor Rick Scott has recognized November 13-19 as Nurse Practitioner Week. The Florida Board of Nursing sends their most sincere appreciation to the hard work of all of Florida’s Nurse Practitioners! The proclamation may be viewed at the link below: … Continue reading

Annual Report & Long-Range Plan for Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance Annual Report and Long-range Plan for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 and the Quarterly Performance Report for Quarter 4 of the 2015-2016 Fiscal Year are now available at the following links: http://mqawebteam.com/annualreports/1516/ … Continue reading

Substance Use Disorder in Nursing

As a nursing leader, you have an important responsibility – to keep patients and staff safe while maintaining high standards of care. Educate yourself and your colleagues about substance use disorder (SUD) with National Council of State Boards of Nursing’s … Continue reading

*UPDATE* – Register As A Controlled Substance Prescriber

*UPDATE* – For clarification purposes, ARNPs will be unable to designate themselves as prescribers on their practitioner profile through our secure “Online Services” website until the system is updated on January 2, 2017. Please note that ARNPs will need to … Continue reading

Important Notice Due to Hurricane Matthew

Due to impacts from Hurricane Matthew, Governor Scott has issued an executive order regarding the state of Florida Continue reading

NCSBN Makes Substance Use Disorder Educational Courses Free to Nurses and Nursing Students

NCSBN Makes Substance Use Disorder Educational Courses Free to Nurses and Nursing Students Media Contact: Dawn M. Kappel Director, Marketing & Communications 312.525.3667 direct 312.279.1034 fax dkappel@ncsbn.org Chicago – The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) Board of … Continue reading