National CNA Week – June 15-22, 2017

The Florida Board of Nursing Invites you to recognize our hard working CNA’s during National CNA Week! (June 15-22, 2017)

Grieving Families Act

Attention ARNPs: Nonviable birth certificates can be filed by the Department of Health’s Bureau of Vital Statistics, effective July 1, 2017 Continue reading

National Nurses Week

The Board of Nursing Appreciates Hardworking Florida Nurses! Happy National Nurses Week 2017!

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

Are You Renewal Ready?

Upcoming License Renewals With license renewal deadlines looming, nursing professionals are advised to circle crucial upcoming dates on their calendars. All of them fall during the Spring and Summer months: Registered Nurses (RNs) and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs) have … Continue reading

NCSBN Leader to Leader – March 2017 Special Issue

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) has released a Special Issue of their Leader to Leader Publication regarding the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). This issue contains articles such as: What Educators Need to Know About the … Continue reading

NCSBN Transition to Practice Courses

Did you know? The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) offers a Transition to Practice course series for new nurses. Courses are offered individually, or as a package. Course Competencies include: Course 1: Communication & Teamwork Develop situational … 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