Gov. Scott Appoints Two New Board Members

Gov. Scott Announces Appointments to Board of Nursing TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the following appointments. Board of Nursing Dr. Julie Talmadge, 58, of Gotha, is a nurse practitioner with Florida Hospital Orlando. She fills a vacant … Continue reading

Nurse Compact Resource Material

The enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact is implemented in Florida today!! Please click here to access information, provided to help educate licensees and the public about the Compact. Additional information is available at the Board of Nursing’s website — www.FloridasNursing.gov

The eNLC Was Implemented on January 19, 2018

Please click here for additional information regarding the eNLC implementation and future updates about the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact Continue reading

DEA Warns Public of Extortion Scam by DEA Special Agent Impersonators

The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning the public about criminals posing as DEA Special Agents or other law enforcement personnel as part of an international extortion scheme. Continue reading

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

Final Nurse Compact Rules

The Nurse Compact Commission Adopted a New Package of Rules on December 12, 2017. For more information, please click here. Continue reading

Board Chairs/Vice Chairs Annual Long-range Planning Meeting

The Annual Long Range Planning meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, April 23, 2018. Please click here for more information. Continue reading

NCSBN Hosting Webinar Forums for Employers on Nurse Licensure Compact Implementation

eNLC Employer Webinar Forums Webinar topics: Brief Presentation on enhanced NLC Grandfathering (not for Florida licensees) Legislative Update Nursys Enhancements Q & A Dates and details are available at https://www.ncsbn.org/11288.htm.

Board of Nursing Officers Elected for 2018

During its December 8th meeting in Deerfield Beach, the Board of Nursing elected its officers for the 2018 calendar year. Jody Newman, EdD, EdS, consumer member, was re-elected Board Chair and Diana Forst, RN member, was elected as Board Vice-Chair. … Continue reading

Nurse Practitioner Week in Florida – November 12-18, 2017

RICK SCOTT GOVERNOR NURSE PRACTITIONER WEEK IN FLORIDA WHEREAS, nurse practitioners in Florida (NPs) are referred to as Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs) who have advanced clinical education and training, building upon their initial registered nurse preparation; and WHEREAS, there … Continue reading