Keep up with the latest news, events and developments for the Arizona State Board of Nursing.


Fingerprint Card Policy Change
POSTED: Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Our fingerprint card policy has recently changed. If you have not received a fingerprint card from the Arizona State Board of Nursing you may go to an...

Consent Agreement and Order Training - Thursday, August 31, 2016
POSTED: Tuesday, June 21, 2016
For people who have signed an agreement or who are considering signing an agreement with the Board of Nursing, please attend a Consent Agreement/Order...

CDC Releases New Painkiller Prescriptions Guidelines
POSTED: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Guidelines encourage non-opioid therapy as the preferred method of chronic pain treatment to combat growing, national opioid epidemic. Read More

Notice to Nursing and Employers - Licensure Renewal
POSTED: Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Notice to Nursing and Employers - Licensure Renewal (PDF)

DEA to Hold Next National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in April
POSTED: Monday, April 04, 2016
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has announced another opportunity for consumers to dispose of unneeded and expired prescription drugs during the...

RN / LPN / CNA Paperless Renewals
POSTED: Monday, December 21, 2015
Beginning Jan. 1, 2016 we will be converting to mandatory paperless renewals. (Please see exceptions below). Due to our upcoming transition to mandato...

Advanced Practice Committee: Call for Members
POSTED: Monday, December 14, 2015
The Advance Practice Committee is currently recruiting advanced practices nurses who are interested in volunteering to serve on the Advanced Practice ...

Health Alert: Flu Season Begins Early in Arizona
POSTED: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Influenza cases have been confirmed in multiple Arizona counties. All eligible individuals aged 6 months or older should be VACCINATED as soon as poss...

Arizona Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Released
POSTED: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The final version of the Arizona Opioid Prescribing Guidelines - a voluntary, consensus set of guidelines that promote best practices for prescribing ...

NLCA Fact Sheet for New Grads
POSTED: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Currently comprised of 24 member state boards of nursing, the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) allows a nurse (registered nurse [RN] or licensed practica...

Arizona State Board of Nursing Employment of Newly Licensed RN's 2014
POSTED: Thursday, December 18, 2014
In 2010, the Arizona State Board of Nursing became aware that some newly licensed RNs were not able to obtain employment. In response to this unantici...

Request for Medical Excuse from Jury Service - A.R.S. § 21-202
POSTED: Friday, May 16, 2014
If a patient requests to be excused from jury service for reasons related to mental or physical conditions, Arizona law requires a written statement f...
Arizona State Board of Nursing - Nursing Regulatory Journal
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Fingerprint Card Policy Change
Our fingerprint card policy has recently changed. If you have not received a fingerprint card from the Arizona State Board of Nursing you may go to an...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Consent Agreement and Order Training - Thursday, August 31, 2016
For people who have signed an agreement or who are considering signing an agreement with the Board of Nursing, please attend a Consent Agreement/Order...
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
CDC Releases New Painkiller Prescriptions Guidelines
Guidelines encourage non-opioid therapy as the preferred method of chronic pain treatment to combat growing, national opioid epidemic. Read More
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Notice to Nursing and Employers - Licensure Renewal
Notice to Nursing and Employers - Licensure Renewal (PDF)

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

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 www.azbn.gov. 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.

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