Florida Center for Nursing (FCN) Nurse Supply Findings Published

Nurse Supply Findings Published The Center conducts an analysis of Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners every two years to get a picture of Florida’s nurse supply -including the numbers of nurses, demographics, education, employment status, … Continue reading

Third Quarterly Performance Report Released for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year

The Quarterly Performance Report for the third quarter of the 2017-2018 fiscal year is now available online. Continue reading

Take Control of Controlled Substances

Click Here to be in the know on how Florida’s new legislation on controlled substances affects you Continue reading

Governor Scott Declares Nurses Week – May 6-12, 2018

Please see below for official signed document.

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 Licensure Compact has issued a notice of Enhanced NLC Proposed Rules and Notice of Public Hearing. For more information, please click here. Continue reading

Opioid Epidemic in Florida

In an effort to combat the national opioid epidemic in Florida, in March 2018 Governor Rick Scott signed HB 21 creating new limits on schedule II prescriptions for pain medication. Continue reading

New Legislation Impacting Your Profession

Click here to view a full list of bill summaries from the 2018 Florida Legislative Session that may impact your profession. Continue reading

Death of Diane Johnson, MSN, RN

The Board of Nursing mourns the passing of one of its Board members, Ms. Diane Johnson, MSN, RN, of St. Augustine. She was recently appointed to the Nurse Educator Seat on the Board and was a resident of St. Augustine. … Continue reading

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