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

Gov. Scott Appoints Six to Board of Nursing

On October 27, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of three and the appointment of three to the Board of Nursing. Kathryn Whitson, 53, of Jacksonville, is a nursing education … 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

Healthiest Weight Webinar: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 10:00a.m.

Chronic Disease Prevention: A Public Health Perspective. Please click for details on how to register for this webinar. Continue reading

Expedited Licensure Options for Evacuees from Puerto Rico

The Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, & Nursing have important updates for applicants from Puerto Rico who are seeking expedited licensure and work authorization in Florida. Continue reading

eNLC Implementation

NCSBN has Released a Video on the eNLC Implementation on January 19, 2018 in Florida. To watch the video, please click here.

Urgent National Drug Shortage

Please Click for Details on the Urgent National Drug Shortage: Lidocaine with Epinephrine and Bupivacaine with Epinephrine Continue reading

Notices of Proposed Rulemaking

Prior to promulgation and adoption of a final rule or rules impacting the eNLC, the Interstate Commission shall file a notice of proposed rulemaking on the website of each Member Board. Continue reading

Fingerprint Retention Requirements

Florida statute requires individuals who were fingerprinted on or after Jan. 1, 2013 to have their background results retained in Florida’s Care Provider Background Screening Clearinghouse. Continue reading

Gov. Scott Declares State of Emergency to Prepare Florida for Hurricane Irma

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