Arizona State Board of Nursing Policies, Substantive Policy Statements and Misc Papers: 

Accommodations for NCLEX (Updated 2018) 
Accommodations for Nursing Assistant Testing (Rev.2011) 
Advanced Practice Education Provisional-Limited Approval
Board Approval of Concurrent Enrollment Programs- SPS- 2016
Changes in Credit Hours for Pre-Licensure Nursing Programs- SPS- 2014 
Concurrent Accreditation-Approval Site Visits- Position Paper- 2011
Credits- Length of Associate Degree Nursing Programs-White Paper- 2014
Education Department - Triage and Investigative Guidelines (NEW 3/2018) 
International Nursing Student Licensure- Policy- 2016 
Minimum Pediatric Clinical Competencies in Approved RN Programs 2011
Nursing Program Changes In Mission and Goals- Policy- 2007 
Nursing Program Disclosure of Student Costs- SPS- 2011 
Nursing Student Retention- White Paper- 2013
Process-Progression of New Program Approvals (5-2018) 
Program Survey Visits w-Potential Rule Violations- Policy- 2016
Public Notification of Program Status- Policy- 2016
Review of Accredited Programs (5-2018)
Review of Non Accredited Programs (5-2018)
Submission of Education Documents to Education Committee / Board- Policy- 2017

Education Related Advisory Opinions

Advisory Opinion Process
APRN Program Clinicals in AZ by Out of State Programs
Military Veterans with a Healthcare Designation Seeking to Sit for NCLEX
Preceptorship For Pre-Licensure - Students (New)
Role of the Clinical Instructor
Testing Guidelines for Pre-Licensure Nursing Programs
Supervision of LPN By Registered Nurses
Supervision of Unlicensed Nurse Externs By Registered Nurses
Use of Simulation in Approved RN/LPN Programs
Arizona State Board of Nursing - Nursing Regulatory Journal
Thursday, April 11, 2019
New Occupational Licensing Law - HB2569
New Occupational Licensing Law - HB2569 You may have heard recent news reports about a new law, signed by the Governor, that eases licensing requireme...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Notice to Nurses and Employers for License Renewal
A.R.S. § 32-1642A. Except as provided in section 32-4301, a registered and practical nurse licensee shall renew the license every four years on or bef...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
48 Hour Emergency Temporary License
Click here for information on the 48 hour emergency temporary process.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Online Application and Renewal
Click here for information on applications and completing the renewal process.


Statement of locations where all notices of the meetings of the Arizona State Board of Nursing will be posted.

Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02(A)(1)(a), the Arizona State Board of Nursing will post all notices of the meetings of the Arizona State Board of Nursing Meetings and any of its committees and subcommittees on the Board's website at Notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda or information concerning the manner in which the public may obtain an agenda for the meeting.